Didrachm with head of Mars

Roman
Republican Period
about 300 B.C.


Mint: Italy, Rome, probably

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 7.58 gm. Die Axis: 9

Accession Number

10.570

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bearded head of Mars, left, wearing Corinthian helmet
Reverse: Horse’s head, right; behind, ear of grain.
Below: ROMANO

Provenance

1910, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 22, 1910)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift