Didrachm with head of Roma

Roman
Republican Period
about 250–240 B.C.


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 6.61 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

00.74

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

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

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Roma in Phrygian helmet to right.
Behind, a crescent.
Reverse: Winged, half-draped Nike binds wreath to palm-branch, standing to right.
Behind, ROMANO; in front T[T].

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund