Reverse: Winged sphinx

Obverse: Head of Sibyl

Collection: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Context: Rome
Material: Silver
Denomination: Denarius
Issuing Authority: T. Carisius
Actual Weight: 3.500 g.
Date: exact 46 BC
Dimensions: 19 mm.
Region: Latium
Period: Republican

Obverse Type: Within a dotted circle, a seated sphinx, profile to the right

Donor: The Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Commentary: Republican denarius

Sources Used: Perkins Collection 1902, 100, 5; Babelon 1885-1886, 1.316, 10; RRC no. 464/1