Quadrans, Issued by Ancient Roman Republic, 130 BC
Monier: Q. Metellus
Minted by Rome

Obverse Description

Head of Hercules facing right, wearing lion-skin; behind three dots

Reverse Description

Prow of a Roman war ship facing right; above Q. ME TE; at right, three dots

Edge Description



This moneyer is thought to have become a Consul in 123 BC. If so his name was Quintus Caecilius Metellus, he was awarded a triumph in 121 BC and was a censor with Piso in 120 BC.

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