Denarius, issued by Ancient Roman Republic, 83 BC
Moneyer: C. NORBANVS (C. Norbanus)
Minted in Rome

Obverse Description

Diademed head of Venus facing right; behind, C.LVIII (a control numeral); around below, C. NORBANVS

Reverse Description

From left to right, a corn ear, fasces with axe and a caduceus; border of dots

Edge Description



The reverse designs are symbols of Imperium, the supreme power involving command in war and interpretation and exicution of law - including the power of the death penalty.

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