Denarius issued by the Ancient Roman Republic, 49 BC
Moneyer: MN. ACILIVS IIIVIR (Mn. Acilius Glabrio)
Minted at Rome

Obverse Description

Head of Salus facing right; behind, SALVTIS; incuse letter 'R' stamped in field below chin

Reverse Description

Valetudo (personification of Good Health) wearing helmet, standing facing left, resting left arm on column and holding snake in right hand; around, MN ACILIVS IIIVIR VALAV

Edge Description



The reason for this choice of types is unknown.

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