Denarius with head of Genius Populi Romani, struck under Q. Cassius Longinus

Roman
Republican Period
about 55 B.C.


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 3.82 gm.

Accession Number

13.609

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins

Obverse: Head of Genius Populi Romani, right, with flowing hair; behind, sceptre.
Reverse: Eagle, with extended wings, standing right on thunderbolt between lituus and sacrificial ewer with handle.
Below: Q CASSIVS

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum