Lucius Junius Brutus
Capitoline Museum – Rome
According to Roman tradition, Lucius Junius Brutus was the “Founder of the Republic.” Lucius served as Consul in 504 BC and is said to have taken a leading role in expelling King Thrquinius Superbus, the last of the Etruscan kings.
The coinage depicting Lucius Brutus was issued by his descendant Marcus Junius Brutus, assassin of Julius Caesar.
AR Denarius (3.54 grams)