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Denarius with head of Genius Populi Romani, struck under Q. Cassius Longinus

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Obverse: Head of Genius Populi Romani, right, with flowing hair; behind, sceptre. Reverse: Eagle, with extended wings, standing right on thunderbolt between lituus and sacrificial ewer with handle. Below: Q CASSIVS

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum

Roman, Republican Period, about 55 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 3.82 gm.

Accession Number

13.609

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins