Denarius of Marcus Iunius Brutus (85 – 42 BC)
Front head of Lucius Iunius BRUTUS who, according to legend, was one of the first consuls of the Roman Republic in 509 BC. Reverse head of Gaius Servilius AHALA, said to have killed the tyrant Spurius Maelius in the year 439 BC with a dagger hidden in the crook of his arm and so liberated the country.
The mint master Marcus Iunius Brutus was one of the later assassins of C. Iulius Caesar.
Denarius, silver, diameter 17 mm, minted in Rome 54 BC. Replica in silver.