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Didrachm with bust of Hercules

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Obverse: youthful bust of Hercules, right; club and lion-skin at neck Reverse: she-wolf suckling twins, Romulus and Remus, to right. Below: ROMANO

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Roman, Republican Period, about 265 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 5.87 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

32.659

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins