Denarius with head of Roma

Roman
Republican Period
about 211–208 B.C.


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 3.72 gm.

Accession Number

01.5037

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Roma right, wearing winged helmet.
Behind: X
Reverse: The Dioscuri on horseback charging right.
Inscribed on tablet below: ROMA

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