Denarius, Issued by Ancient Roman Republic, 179-170 BC
Minted by Rome

Obverse Description

Helmeted head of Roma facing right; behind, the numeral X

Reverse Description

The Roman moon-goddess Luna (indicated by crescent above her head); driving a fast biga to right; below, prawn; in box below ROMA

Edge Description



Crawford lists about 17 issues for the period 179-170 BC and 199-170 BC. Their order of production is still to be established.

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