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Denarius with bust of Roma, struck under P. Licinius Nerva

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Obverse: Bust of Roma, left, armed with helmet and spear which she holds right over right shoulder, and with shield; above is crescent; monogram in front. ROMA (behind). Reverse: View of interior of comitium; three togate figures; one voter on right drops a ballot (tabella) into voting box...

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Credit Line

Gift of Joseph H. Clark

Roman, Republican Period, about 113–112 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 3.91 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

12.457

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins