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Denarius with bust of Libertas, issued by Q. Servilius Caepio Brutus

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Obverse: Draped bust of Libertas right. LIBERTAS Reverse: Brutus walks left between two lictors and preceded by accensus. In ex.: BRVTVS

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; December 16, 1998: gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman, Late Republican Period, about 54 B.C.

Mint

Rome, Italy

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 3.69 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1998.463

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins