Denarius with female bust, struck under M. Porcius Cato

Roman
Republican Period
about 89 B.C.


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.92 gm.

Accession Number

13.645

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Female bust, right, wearing diadem, with hair in rolls and collected into knot.
Behind: ROMA; below: M CATO
Reverse: Victory, draped, seated to the right, holding patera in extended right hand and palm branch in left hand.
Below seat: ST in exergue: VICTRIX

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum