Denarius with female bust (Vacuna?), struck under M. Plaetorius Cestianus

Roman
Republican Period
about 67 B.C.


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 3.63 gm.

Accession Number

13.641

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Female bust (Vacuna?), right, draped and wearing crested helmet; at shoulder, quiver and bow; under chin, cornucopia
Behind: CESTIANVS before: S.C
Bead and reel border
Reverse: Eagle standing front on thunderbolt; head to left.
Around [inscription]. (Marci filius, aedilis curulis); bead and reel border.
M.PLAE TORIVSM. F.AED.CVR

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum