Denarius with head of Sibyl, struck under T. Carisius
about 46 B.C.
Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 3.52 gm. Die Axis: 2
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Head of a sibyl to right, the hair enveloped in broad bands.
Reverse: Sphinx seated to right, enclosed in a beaded circle.
TCARISIVS in exergue: IIIVIR
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund