From Art to Artifact:  Making Sense of Roman Coins

Denarius of M. Junius Brutus

Coin Information


Mint: Rome, 54 BCE

Obverse: Head of bearded male facing right, identified as Lucius Junius Brutus (Consul 509 BCE); behind, BRVT[VS] downwards; border of dots.

Reverse: Head of bearded male facing right, identified as Gaius Servilius Ahala (Magister Equitum 439 BCE); behind, AHALA downwards; border of dots.

Hood: 995.15.30216
Crawford: 433/2