Quinarius

M. Porcius Cato, Roman Republic

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47-46 BCE

Silver

Overall: 1/2 in. (12 mm)

Weight: 2.1 g

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Glenn Babbitt

174.30.30180

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name

Coin

Classification

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscription

Obverse: Head of Liber (Bacchus) with ivy wreath; behind and downwards, M.C[ato pro]PR [pellets below PR], counterclockwise; border of dots Reverse: Victory seated right holding patera (libation vessel) in extended right hand and palm branch in left; VICTRIX in exergue

Exhibition History

Classics Exhibition, Barrows, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 1983.

Provenance

Glenn Babbitt; given to present collection, 1974.

Catalogue Raisonne

Crawford 462/2

Old Number

HN 170

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