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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.

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Roman Republic – 134 BC

M. Marcius Mn. f.

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Roman Republic – 134 BC

Obverse: Helmeted head of Roma facing right with raised visor; modius behind.
Reverse: Victory standing in biga charging right, corn ears between legends.

Obv: Head of Roma facing right, wearing winged helmet, ornamented with griffin’s head, visor in three pieces. Wearing single drop earring, and pearl necklace, hair falling in three locks; modius behind, X mark of value below chin. Rev: Victory driving galloping biga to the right, holding whip in right hand and reins in left. Legends M MAR C/RO MA in two lines below and divided by two stalks of grain.


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The ANAM Special Features gallery takes a closer look at the uniquely small, exquisitely engraved and highly artful Republican Roman Horsemen and Chariot types, circa 1st, 2nd and 3rd centuries BC. To view the Special Features coin exhibit depicting this very important form of ancient equine transportation, please use the following link: Republican Roman Horsemen and Chariot Exhibit

Value: Denarius. Metal: AR Silver. Weight: 3.95 grams. Mint: Rome. Date: 134 BC.
Attribution: Crawford 245/1; Sydenham 500; Kestner 2223-4; BMCRR Rome 1008-12; Marcia 8.

Legend, Documentation and Attribution