Roman Republic, Denarius


Roman Republic, Denarius (obverse) Roman Republic, Denarius (reverse)

This Roman denarius from the year 136 BC bears the head of Roma, the goddess and personification of Rome, with a winged attic helmet. Behind Roma's head is a wreath as mint control mark, and beneath it the specification of value X for 10 asses.

The reverse shows the Dioscuri Castor and Pollux. The inscription beneath the hooves of the horses reads SERVEILI. M.F. for the moneyer Gaius Servilius.


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