Denarius with head of Mars, struck under Q. Minucius Ter[...]

Roman
Republican Period
about 103 B.C.


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 3.82 gm.

Accession Number

13.651

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Mars left, wearing crested helmet ornamented with feather and amulet
Reverse: Two warriors, each armed with sword and shield, fighting: on left, a Roman, protecting a fallen comrade; on right, a barbarian, wearing a helmet ornamented with two horns.
In exergue: Q T[H]ERM M[F]

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum