Denarius with head of A. Postumius, struck under D. Junius Brutus Albinus

Roman
Republican Period
about 48 B.C.


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 4.06 gm. Die Axis: 4

Accession Number

1992.153

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of A. Postumius, right.
A.POSTVMIVS.COS
Reverse: Wreath of grain ears.
ALBINV/BRVTI.F (within wreath of grain ears)

Provenance

By 1992: with Numismatica Ars Classica AG, Niederdorfstrasse 43, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland (Auction 5, Hotel Baur au Lac, Talstrasse 1, Zurich, February 25, lot 346); purchased at Numismatica Ars Classica auction on behalf of MFA by B. and H. Kreindler/Ancient Coinage, 15 White Birch Drive, Dix Hills, New York 11746; April 22, 1992: purchased by MFA from B. and H. Kreindler/Ancient Coinage

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour