As (aes grave) with head of Roma

Roman
Republican Period
about 265–242 B.C.


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 62 mm. Weight: 243.79 gm.

Accession Number

62.287

Medium or Technique

Bronze (cast)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Roma to right, wearing Phrygian cap.
At left, mark of value: I.
Reverse: Wheel with six spokes.
Mark of value between two spokes: I.

Provenance

1962, sold by J. J. Klejman (dealer; b. 1906 - d. 1995), New York, to the MFA for $425 [see note]. (Accession Date: April 11, 1962)

NOTE: This is the price paid for MFA accession nos. 62.286 and 62.287.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour