Denarius with bust of Libertas, issued by Q. Servilius Caepio Brutus

Roman
Late Republican Period
about 54 B.C.


Mint: Italy, Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 3.69 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1998.463

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Libertas right.
LIBERTAS
Reverse: Brutus walks left between two lictors and preceded by accensus.
In ex.: BRVTVS

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; December 16, 1998: gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III