Aes grave (disc) with head of Janus

Roman
Republican Period
about 225–217 B.C.


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 63 mm. Weight: 267.03

Accession Number

22.729

Medium or Technique

Bronze (cast)

On View

Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Janus, laureate.
Reverse: Prow of ship, right.
Above, mark of value: I

Provenance

By date unknown: Willam Arnold Buffum Collection (died 1901); by date unknown: collection of his niece, Mrs. James P. Tolman; November 16, 1922: gift of Mrs. James P. Tolman to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. James P. Tolman