Denarius with bust of Virtus, struck under Mn. Aquilius

Roman
Republican Period
about 71 B.C.


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.83 gm.

Accession Number

13.622

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Virtus right, draped and wearing crested hlelmet ornamented with feather.
Before: VIRTVS behind: III VIR
Reverse: Warrior, shield on left arm, standing left, raising up fallen female figure.
Below: SICIL at left: M[N] AQVIL at right: M[N] F M[N] N
Serrate flan.

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum