Denarius with head of Gaul, struck under L. Hostilius Saserna
about 48 B.C.
Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 3.90 gm. Die Axis: 10
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Head of Gaul, right, with chain around neck. At left, Gallic shield.
Reverse: Naked warrior, shield in left hand, spear in right, standing backwards in biga driven by seated charioteer.
L.HOSTILIVS (above) SASERN (below)
By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; December 13, 1967: gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr. to MFA
Gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr.