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Ancient Nomos Art is a museum of galleries exhibiting ancient coins and ancient mint maps. The coin gallery displays the diverse art and history of hand-crafted ancient Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Persian and Medieval coinage. The ancient mints mapping gallery features Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Asia Minor and Medieval mint city regions and territories. Visitor's are welcome to explore, study and enjoy Ancient Nomos Art.

 

Roman, Republic – 82 BC

L. M. Censorinus

From Ancient Galleries

Obverse: Laureate head of the Roman God Apollo facing to the right; beaded border.
Reverse: Bearded satyr Marsyas standing left, gesturing upward while holding full culeus.

LEGEND
Obv: Laureate head of Apollo facing to the right; beaded border. Rev: Bearded, bald and half naked satyr Marsyas standing left, gesturing upward with his right hand while holding a full culeus (wine-skin) sack over his left shoulder; a column surmounted by statue of Victory (or Libertas) standing to his left. Latin legend: L • CENSOR, downwards in the field to the right; beaded border.

 

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The historical information for the above Roman Republican silver denarius exhibits are currently in review. Please come back to visit this item again in the next few weeks.

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DOCUMENTATION
Value: Denarius. Metal: AR Silver. Weight: 3.72 grams. Mint: Rome. Date: 82 BC.
Attribution: Crawford 363/1d; Sydenham 737; RSC Babelon Marcia 24; RBW 1372.

Legend, Documentation and Attribution

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