Titus Quinctius Flamininus: A Pivotal Figure in the Roman Republic
The Rise of Titus Quinctius Flamininus
Titus Quinctius Flamininus was a distinguished Roman statesman and military leader who played a crucial role in the expansion of the Roman Republic during the 2nd century BCE. Born in 229 BCE, Flamininus quickly rose through the ranks of the Roman political and military establishment, ultimately leading Rome to victory in the Second Macedonian War and asserting Roman dominance over Greece.
Obverse: Laureate bust of Hercules turned from spectator with head left, wearing lion’s skin, a club on shoulder
Reverse: Two horses left, the nearer ridden by a naked rider; rat beneath the horses
Diameter: 18 mm
Silver-plated lead-free metal, handcrafted in the USA
Packaged in a coin collecting flip with the description of the coin printed on the flip insert.
Moneyer: Ti Quinctius
Babelon: Quinctia 6
Crawford 297/1, Syd 563