Denarius with head of Roma

Roman
Republican Period
about 211–208 B.C.


Mint: Italy, Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 4.48 gm. Die Axis: 3

Accession Number

1998.53

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Helmeted head of Roma to right.
Behind: X
Reverse: Dioscuri riding right. Star above each head.
In ex.: ROMA

Provenance

By date unknown: with Classical Numismatic Group, Inc., P.O. Box 479, Lancaster, Pa. 17608, Auction 45, Mail Bid Sale, March 18, 1998, lot 1163; April 22, 1998: purchased by MFA from Classical Numismatic Group, Inc.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Helen Collamore, Mrs. John Templeman Coolidge, Mrs. Henry Lyman, and Mrs. H. S. Shaw, by exchange