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Denarius with head of Janus, struck under M. Furius Philus

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Obverse: Head of Janus, laureate. M FOVRI L F Reverse: Roma standing left, draped and wearing helmet, placing wreath on helmeted trophy with right hand; on each side of trophy, an oblong Gallic shield and carnyx (trumpet). Above, star behind: ROMA in exergue: P[HI]LI

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum

Roman, Republican Period, about 119 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 3.76 gm.

Accession Number

13.620

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins