University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:88-13-127
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Republican Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Rome (Italy)
Period: Roman Republican Period
Date Made: 96-95 BC
Early Date: -96
Late Date: -95
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Silver
Iconography:Head
Mars
Crested Helmet
Feather
Amulet
Soldiers
Sword
Shield
Horned Helmet
Fallen Comrade
Outside Diameter:1.6 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the University of Pennsylvania Department of Classical Studies, 1988
Other Number:52 - Other Number

Description

Obv: Head of Mars 1., wearing crested helmet, ornamented at the side with feather and amulet

Rev: Two soldiers fighting each armed w/sword and shield. The one on 1. protects a fallen comrade; the other wears horned helmet; in ex., Q. HERM. MF


Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Crawford, Michael. 1974. Roman Republican Coinage.. London. Cambridge University Press. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 319.1View Objects related to this Type Citation
[Book] Sydenham, Edward A. 1953. The Coinage of the Roman Republic.. London. Spink and Co. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 592View Objects related to this

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