Lucius Junius Brutus is traditionally credited with helping to found the Roman Republic in 509 B.C.; he served as one of its first two Consuls. He was the ancestor of Marcus Junius Brutus, one of the assassins of Julius Caesar.
Place object was created: Etruria, Staffordshire, England
black basalt, stoneware
Measurements: height: 21.5 inchesMuseum Purchase: Delhom Collection 1965.48.106
Currently on view at Mint Museum RANDOLPH