Denarius with busts of Dei Penates, issued by C. Sulpicius Galba
about 106 B.C.
Mint: Italy, Rome
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.87 gm. Die Axis: 11
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Jugate, laureate busts of two youthful gods: the Dei Penates to left.
Reverse: The two Penates, holding spears and wearing short tunics, swearing an oath over the sow which lies between them.
Above: I in exergue: C.SVLPICI.C.F.
By date unknown: with Harlan J. Berk, Ltd., 31 N. Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois 60602; June 23, 2004; purchased by MFA from Harlan J. Berk, Ltd.
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour