Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Wordless Wednesday #7

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Jarod said...

With the "Imp" representing Imperator (this would later mean Emperor but in the early days meant Commander), and what appears to be BRUT at the top, this would be our good friend Brutus. But this was already given away by the Ides of March post.
(Curator tip: if you have one of these, you have yourself a nice cash trove)

The Tour Marm said...

I'll give you credit because you were trying to post all night (morning)!

This is from the Fitzwilliam Museum, Hart Collection. It is said that they have the finest example of this coin, a denarius, extant. Here is their website:

You might have some words of wisdom for the rest of the post tomorrow!