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Denarius of L. Plaetorius Cestianus for Brutus, Moving Mint


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Struck for Brutus
Roman (85-42 BCE)
Denarius of L. Plaetorius Cestianus for Brutus, Moving Mint, 43-42 BCE
Coin
Roman Republican
,
1st century BCE
Roman Republican period
Creation Place: Moving Mint, Ancient & Byzantine World
silver
3.76 g
RRC 508/3
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Frederick M. Watkins
, 1972.244
Department of Ancient and Byzantine Art & Numismatics
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Description
Obv.: Head of Brutus r., bare headed, with slight beard.
Rev.: Cap of Liberty (pileus) between two daggers with points downwards.
Bibliography
The Frederick M. Watkins Collection, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1973)

Kristin A. Mortimer, Harvard University Art Museums: A Guide to the Collections, Harvard University Art Museums/Abbeville Press (Cambridge, MA; New York, NY, 1985), p. 119, no. 134, ill.

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., Harvard Art Museum/Handbook, exh. cat., ed. Stephan Wolohojian (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2008)

Exhibition History
The Frederick M. Watkins Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 01/31/1973 - 03/14/1973
The Portrait, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 10/15/2004 - 01/09/2005