AR Denarius of Albinus Bruti
money; coins (money)
This coin is from the time of the Roman Republic and was intended to follow family tradition which created a coin with legendary ancestry. On the obverse side it is the head of a politician of ancient Rome named, A. Postumius Albinus while he was Consul. This is very unusual because it was most coins displayed the heads of Roman gods during this time period. The reverse side has vines with leaves representing a victory crown portraying Rome which surrounds the words Albinv Brutif.
ARTH250 (Professor V. Rousseau, fall 2019)
University Art Collection, University of St. Thomas (St. Paul)