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Denarius with heads of Dioscuri, struck under Mn. Cordius Rufus

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Obverse: jugate head of Dioscuri, right, each wearing laureate cap (pileus) surmounted by star. RVFVS IIIVIR Reverse: Venus Verticordia standing left, holding balance in right hand, sceptre in left hand, Cupid perched on her shoulder. Behind: M[N] CORDIVS

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay

Roman, Republican Period, about 46 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 3.35 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

13.1370

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins