Denarius of A. Scaurus, P. Hypsaeus with King Aretas and camel

Roman
Republican Period
58 B.C.


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. weight: 3.74 gm. die axis: 6

Accession Number

32.1527

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: King Aretas kneeling to right, holding reins of camel in right hand and in left hand an olive branch, to which is attached a fillet.
Above: M.SCAVR/AED.CVR
In field, left and right: [E]X SC
Below: traces of: REX.ARETAS
Reverse: Jupiter in quadriga to left, hurling thunderbolt.
Below horses, a scorpion.
Above: P.HYPSAE / AED.CVR at right?
In exergue: HYPSAE[OS]

Credit Line

Storer Collection