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Roman Republic, OPEI (Q. Opeimius?), 169 - 157 B.C.
In Roman mythology, Janus (or Ianus) was the god of gates, doors, doorways, and of beginnings and endings. Janus is believed to be one of the few major deities in Roman mythology that does not have a Greek origin or counterpart.
RR88348. Copper as, Crawford
363, BMCRR Rome
598, RBW Collection
811, SRCV I
701, F, bumps and marks, obverse
off center, small edge splits/cracks, Rome
26.339g, maximum diameter
31.0mm, die axis
, 169 - 157 B.C.; obverse
of bearded Janus
, I (mark of value) above, linear border
galley prow right, OPEI above, I (mark of value) right, ROMA
below, linear border
Catalog current as of Sunday, May 19, 2019.
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