Denarius of Manius Cordius Rufus with jugate heads of the Dioscuri

Roman
Republican Period
46 B.C.


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. weight: 3.44 gm. die axis: 12

Accession Number

32.1537

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Jugate heads of the Dioscuri to right, each wearing pileus surmounted by a star. Thin double-band on pilei.
On left and below: RVFVSIII[.VIR]
Reverse: Venus Verticordia, standing left, holding scales in right hand and scepter in left..
Behind left shoulder, Cupid.
On right, downwards: MN (ligate). CORDIVS

Credit Line

Storer Collection