Denarius with head of Mars, struck under L. Axsius Naso

Roman
Republican Period
about 71 B.C.


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 3.88 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

67.1028

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Mars, right, helmeted.
NASO (below) S.C (at right) IIII (at left)
Reverse: Diana in biga of stags to right accompanied by two dogs at left and one at right.
IIII (at left) L.AXSIVS.[L.F] (in exergue)

Provenance

By date unknown: Hall Park McCullough Collection; by 1967: with Stack's, 123 West 57th Street, New York (Stack's auction of Hall Park McCullough Collection, November 22, 1967, lot 982); by 1967: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; December 13, 1967: gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr. to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr.