Denarius issued by the Ancient Roman Republic, 46 BC
Moneyer: MN. CORDIVS RVFVS (Mn. Cordius Rufus)
Struck at the Rome mint

Obverse Description

Diademed head of Venus facing right; behind, [R]VFVS. S.C

Reverse Description

Winged Cupid on a dolphin riding to right; below, MN. CO[RDI]

Edge Description



It is suggested from the moneyer's choice of Venus that he was a supporter of Julius Caesar (Venus Genetrix being considered mother to the gens Iulia).

More Information