Denarius with head of Roma

Roman
Republican Period
about 211–208 B.C.


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 4.31 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

00.281

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, 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: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund