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Didrachm with heads of Dioscuri

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Obverse: Janiform heads of the Dioscuri, laureate Reverse: Jupiter in quadriga, right, driven by Victory; below, tablet inscribed: ROMA

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; December 16, 1998: gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman, Republican Period, about 225–214 B.C.

Mint

Uncertain, Italy

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 6.63 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

1998.456

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins