Denarius with bust of Venus, struck under P. Licinius Crassus

Roman
Republican Period
about 55 B.C.


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 3.63 gm.

Accession Number

13.638

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Venus, right, draped, laureate, and diademed.
Behind: S C
Reverse: Female figure standing left, holding spear in left hand, and leading horse by bridle with right hand; at feet, shield and trophy.
Around: P.CRASSVS MF

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum