Denarius from Rome Mint: Rome
Magistrate: Q. Pomponius Musa

Medium

Silver plated

Dimensions

2.60 g, 12:00, 19.2 mm

Credit Line

Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001

Accession Number

2001.87.1683

Culture
Period

1st century B.C.

Classification
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Numismatics

Obverse Description

Obverse Description: Head of Apollo r., hair tied with band; behind, Q. POMPONI downwards; before, MVSA upwards.

Reverse Description

Reverse Description: Hercules r., wearing lion-skin and playing lyre; before, club; on r., HERCVLES downwards; on l., MVSARVM downwards.
Provenance

Provenance

Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., by 2001; transferred to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2001
Bibliography
  • Michael H. Crawford, Roman Republican Coinage (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1974), no. 409/2
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Additional information

Object/Work type

coins, denarii, money

Marks

Q. POMPONI MVSA, HERCVLES MVSARVM

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