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Denarius with head of Libertas, struck under M. Junius Brutus

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Obverse: Head of Libertas, right, hair rolled back into a knot behind. Behind: LIBERTAS Reverse: L. Junius Brutus walking left, between two bodyguards (lictors), and preceded by a lightly armed soldier (accensus). In exergue: BRVTVS

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum

Roman, Republican Period, about 54 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.76 gm.

Accession Number

13.634

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins