Denarius with bust of Venus, struck under Faustus Cornelius Sulla

Roman
Republican Period
about 56 B.C.


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 3.94 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

1998.460

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed, draped bust of Venus right.
Scepter and S C behind.
Reverse: Three trophies between jug and lituus.
In exergue, monogram

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III