Didrachm with head of Janus (or Fontus)

Roman
Republican Period
222–205 B.C.


Mint: South Italian mint

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. weight: 6.46 gm. die axis: 6

Accession Number

32.1543

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Janus (or Fontus) with side-curls drawn together in a bunch.
Reverse: Jupiter, in a fast quadriga, to right, hurling thunderbolt and holding scepter; behind him, Victory.
Below: ROMA (incuse letters on a raised tablet).

Credit Line

Storer Collection