Denarius with the head of Apollo, galloping horseman on reverse - ROM2011_11891_8

ROM2011_11891_8

Denarius with the head of Apollo, galloping horseman on reverse

Medium:Struck silver
Geography: Mint of Rome, Italy
Date: c. 90 BC
Period: Roman Republican period
Dimensions:
1.9 cm, 3.85 g
Object number: 950.56.172
Credit Line: A.E. Ames Collection
On view
Gallery Location:Eaton Gallery of Rome: Republican portraits and coinage
DescriptionOn these coins, images illustrating current events soon replaced references to the moneyer's family history. Frugi's ancestor made the Ludi Apollinares an annual event.
Collection:
Roman World
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