Denarius with head of Roma, struck under Sex. Pompeius

Roman
Republican Period
about 137 B.C.


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.93 gm. Die Axis: 8

Accession Number

32.801

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Calligraphy

Obverse: Head of Roma, helmeted, right.
Behind head, jug.
X (under chin)
Reverse: Wolf, right, suckling twins.
At left Faustulus the shepherd leaning on staff.
ROMA (in exergue) SEXPO[FOSTLVS] (around)

Provenance

By date unknown: Storer Collection; accessioned as Storer Collection, 1932

Credit Line

Storer Collection