Denarius with head of Tatius, struck under L. Titurius Sabinus

Roman
Republican Period
about 89 B.C.


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 3.93 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

1985.440

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of King Tatius, right; before, palm branch.
SABIN (downwards)
Reverse: Two soldiers, shields raised, burying Tarpeia. Above, crescent and star.
In exergue: LTITVRI

Provenance

By date unknown: with Dennis P. Devine, 24 Meroke Lane, Rocky Point, New York 11778; September 24, 1985: purchased by MFA from Dennis P. Devine

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour