AR Denarius of Mn. Aquillius
money; Coins (money)
On the obverse side, it shows a figure wearing a helment and the word "VIRTVS" spelled out to the right of the figure. On the reverse side, it shows a warrior holding shield in their left hand and raising up fallen figure with right hand. The Roman Republic was going through the Third Servile War from 73-71 BC, warriors on coin shows strength and represents the war.
Syd 798, Craw 401/1
ARTH250 (Professor V. Rousseau, fall 2019)
University Art Collection, University of St. Thomas (St. Paul)