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Didrachm with head of Janus

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Obverse: Head of Janus, laureate. Reverse: Jupiter in quadriga, right, driven by Victory. Below, tablet inscribed: ROMA

Provenance

By date unknown: Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes Collection; June 10, 1954: gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes

Roman, Republican Period, about 225–212 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 6.22 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

54.672

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins