Denarius with head of Janus, struck under M. Furius Philus

Roman
Republican Period
about 119 B.C.


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 3.76 gm.

Accession Number

13.620

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Janus, laureate.
M.FOVRI.L.F
Reverse: Roma standing left, draped and wearing helmet, placing wreath on helmeted trophy with right hand; on each side of trophy, an oblong Gallic shield and carnyx (trumpet).
Above: star behind: ROMA in exergue: P[HI]LI

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum