Denarius with head of Tatius, struck under L. Titurius Sabinus

Roman
Republican Period
about 89 B.C.


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 3.69 gm.

Accession Number

13.610

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins

Obverse: Bearded head of the Sabine king Tatius, right.
Before: A behind: SABIN
Reverse: Tarpeia, facing, buried to the waist in pile of shields, with raised hands fending off two soldiers about to thrust their shields on her; above, crescent moon and star.
In exergue: L TITVRI

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum