Denarius issued by the Ancient Roman Republic, 48 BC
Moneyer: C. VIBIVS C.F C.N PANSA (C. Vibius C.F. C.N. Pansa Caetronianus)
Struck at the Rome mint
Head mask of bearded Pan facing right; behind, Pan-pipe; below PAN[SA]
Seated figure of Jupiter Axurus facing left holding apatera in right hand and a sceptre in left; around, C. VIBIVS. C.F CN IOVIS AXVR
The obverse mask of Pan refers to the moneyers name, Pansa. The depiction of Jupiter A(n)xurus on the reverse may suggest the moneyer had links with the town of Terracina where there was a temple dedicated to this deity.
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15 Mar 1976
Type of item
19 mm (Outside Diameter), 3.51 g (Weight)
[Book] Crawford, Michael H. 1974. Roman Republican Coinage., 464-465 Pages
[Catalogue] Pullin, Ruth. 2011. Nature Revealed: Eugene von Guerard.