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Coin: Denarius with the Head of Roma (obv) and Dioscuri (rev)

Culture Roman
Issuing Authority Roman Republic
Title Coin: Denarius with the Head of Roma (obv) and Dioscuri (rev)
Date 209–208 BCE
Medium Silver
Dimensions Overall: 3/4 in. (2 cm)
Weight: 0.14 oz. (4.11 g)
Axis: 6:00
Credit Line Transfer from the Classical Studies Department, Eskenazi Museum of Art, Indiana University
Accession Number 2000.342.10

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Obverse: Head of Roma, facing right, wearing winged helmet. Denomination mark behind.
Reverse: Dioscuri on horseback, charging right; each twin holds spear. Above, two stars. Below horses' feet, scepter or staff.

Obverse: X
Reverse: ROMA (below)

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