Didrachm with heads of Dioscuri

Roman
Republican Period
about 225–214 B.C.


Mint: Italy, Uncertain

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 6.63 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

1998.456

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Janiform heads of the Dioscuri, laureate
Reverse: Jupiter in quadriga, right, driven by Victory; below, tablet inscribed: ROMA

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; December 16, 1998: gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III