Denarius with head of Libertas, struck under M. Junius Brutus

Roman
Republican Period
about 54 B.C.


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.76 gm.

Accession Number

13.634

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Libertas, right, hair rolled back into a knot behind.
Behind: LIBERTAS
Reverse: L. Junius Brutus walking left, between two bodyguards (lictors), and preceded by a lightly armed soldier (accensus).
In exergue: BRVTVS

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum