Denarius with heads of Dioscuri, struck under Mn. Cordius Rufus

Roman
Republican Period
about 46 B.C.


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 3.35 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

13.1370

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: jugate head of Dioscuri, right, each wearing laureate cap (pileus) surmounted by star.
RVFVS IIIVIR
Reverse: Venus Verticordia standing left, holding balance in right hand, sceptre in left hand, Cupid perched on her shoulder.
Behind: M[N] CORDIVS

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay