Denarius with head of Apollo, struck under L. Marcius Censorinus

Roman
Republican Period
about 82 B.C.


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 3.62 gm. Die Axis: 10

Accession Number

01.1916.2

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: head of Apollo to right
Reverse: Marsyas walking to left, with right arm raised and left arm holding a wine-skin over shoulder; behind, column bearing statue of Victory; border of dots
In front of Marsyas, downwards: L CENSOR

Provenance

By date unknown: The Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins; bequest of Augustine Shurtleff to MFA; accessioned February 1, 1901

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins