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Roman Republic, Denarius

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Roman Republic, Denarius (obverse) Roman Republic, Denarius (reverse)

The head of Roma, the goddess and personification of Rome, wearing a winged attic helmet; behind her, the mark X for the value 10 (asses).

The reverse shows the Dioscuri Castor and Pollux, galloping into battle in aid of the Romans, their lances ready. Beneath the hooves of their horses the initials C. IVNI. C. F. for the moneyer Gaius Junius Caii Filius.

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