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ID number:  BIRBI-R0777
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  M. Iunius Brutus
Denomination:  Denarius
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  43 BC-42 BC
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  3.69
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2113. bt A. H. Baldwin & Co. 1942.

Description:  Obverse: draped and veiled head of Libertas r. Reverse: tripod with axe at l. and simpulum at r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: L ·SESTI / Q (Lucius Sestius, Quæstor) Reverse: Q·CAEPIO·BRVTVS·PRO·COS (Quintus Cæpio Brutus, Pronconsul)

Bibliography:  RRC 502/2var

Notes:  Struck in mint moving with I. Iunius Brutus and C. Cassius Longinus; legend on obverse not PROQ but only PRO. P in the left field, cf. RRC.

2 Related People

Haines, Geoffrey Colton
M. Iunius Brutus
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