Denarius with head of Jupiter, struck under Q. Antonius Balbus

Roman
Republican Period
about 83–82 B.C.


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 4.08 gm.

Accession Number

01.5035

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Jupiter right, laureate.
Behind: S.C before neck, E.. control mark
Reverse: Victory in quadriga right, holding wreath in right hand, palm branch and reins in left.
In exergue: Q A[NT]O BA[L]B/PR
Serrate flan.

Provenance

By date unknown: The Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins; bequest of Augustine Shurtleff to MFA; accessioned February 5, 1901

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins