Didrachm, Issued by Ancient Roman Republic, 269-266 BC
Minted in Rome

Obverse Description

Head of Hercules, hair bound by ribbon, facing right, club and lion-skin over shoulder; border of dots

Reverse Description

She-wolf standing facing right head looking back, suckling the twins Romulus and Remus; in exergue, ROMANO

Edge Description



Possibly the first silver coinage struck at Rome

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