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Denarius with head of Tatius, struck under L. Titurius Sabinus

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Obverse: Bearded head of the Sabine king Tatius, right. Before: A behind: SABIN Reverse: Tarpeia, facing, buried to the waist in pile of shields, with raised hands fending off two soldiers about to thrust their shields on her; above, crescent moon and star. In exergue: L TITVRI

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum

Roman, Republican Period, about 89 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 3.69 gm.

Accession Number

13.610

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins