Denarius with bust of Roma, struck under P. Licinius Nerva

Roman
Republican Period
about 113–112 B.C.


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 3.91 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

12.457

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Roma, left, armed with helmet and spear which she holds right over right shoulder, and with shield; above is crescent; monogram in front.
ROMA (behind).
Reverse: View of interior of comitium; three togate figures; one voter on right drops a ballot (tabella) into voting box (cista); another voter on left advances to receive a tabella from third figure (rogator), in the background are a tribune’s seat (scabellum) and three parallel lines, denoting the barriers which divide the enclosures (saepta) allotted to the different tribes.
PN[E]RVA (in field)

Credit Line

Gift of Joseph H. Clark