Denarius with head of Roma, struck under C. Caecilius Metellus Caprarius
about 125 B.C.
Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 3.79 gm. Die Axis: 9
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Head of Roma, right, wearing winged helmet. The crest of which is in the form of a Phrygian cap with gryphon’s head or star.
Monogram off flan under chin. ROMA (behind)
Reverse: Jupiter in biga of elephants walking to left; above, Victory with wreath.
METELLVS (in exergue)
By date unknown: Joseph H. Clark Collection; June 6, 1912: gift of Joseph H. Clark to MFA
Gift of Joseph H. Clark