Didrachm with head of Mars
about 300 B.C.
Mint: Italy, Rome, probably
Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 7.58 gm. Die Axis: 9
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Bearded head of Mars, left, wearing Corinthian helmet
Reverse: Horse’s head, right; behind, ear of grain.
1910, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 22, 1910)