|Moneyer:||P. Licinius Nerva|
|Held Office:||113 or 112 BC|
|Obverse:||Helmeted bust of Roma, left, holding spear and shield, crescent above, XVI in monogram before, "ROMA" behind.|
|Reverse:||Voting scene showing two citizens casting their ballots in the Comitium, one being handed his voting tablet by an attendant, screen in background surmounted by marker with initial "P" representing the voting tribe. "P•NERVA" (NE in monogram) across upper part of screen.|
|Reference:||RCVM 169, RSC Licinia 7, RRC 292/1|
One of the most celebrated types of the Republican coinage, this depicts the actual voting process in the political assembly of the Roman People of the Comitium, where citizens voted on business presented to them by the magistrates. The area occupied by the Comitium was consecrated ground, like a temple, and was located in front of the senate House in the Forum.
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