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Didrachm with head of Janus (or Fontus)

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Obverse: Laureate head of Janus (or Fontus) with side-curls. Reverse: Jupiter, in fast quadriga, to right, hurling thunderbolt and holding scepter; behind him, Victory. Below, ROMA (incused letters on a raised tablet).

Credit Line

Storer Collection

Roman, Republican Period, 222–205 B.C.

Mint

South Italian mint

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. weight: 6.18 gm. die axis: 6

Accession Number

32.1541

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins