Didrachm with head of Janus

Roman
Republican Period
about 225–212 B.C.


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 6.22 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

54.672

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Janus, laureate.
Reverse: Jupiter in quadriga, right, driven by Victory.
Below, tablet inscribed: ROMA

Provenance

By date unknown: Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes Collection; June 10, 1954: gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes