Lucius Junius Brutus

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.


Monetary System

The coinage depicting Lucius Brutus was issued by his descendant Marcus Junius Brutus, assassin of Julius Caesar.

Mints: Rome

Obverse Legends:


DENOMINATIONS

AR Denarius (3.54 grams)


Monetary History of the World
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