Denarius with head of Roma, struck under Q. Marcius Libo

Roman
Republican Period
about 148 B.C.


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 4.08 gm.

Accession Number

01.1993

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Roma, right, wearing winged helmet.
X (under chin); LIBO (behind head)
Reverse: The Dioscuri on horseback charging to right.
Q M[A]RC (below horses); ROMA (on tablet)

Provenance

By date unknown: The Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins; bequest of Augustine Shurtleff to MFA; accessioned February 1, 1901

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins