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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2002.60.45.28
People
Moneyer: L. Valerius Flaccus, Roman
Title
Denarius of L. Valerius Flaccus, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 108 or 107 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Rome (Latium)
Period
Roman Republican period
Culture
Roman Republican
Physical Descriptions
Medium
silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
3.8 g
Die Axis
5
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • (not assigned): Green oxidation(?) on reverse.
  • Reverse Inscription: To l., L.VALERI/FLACCI downwards
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 306/1
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of W.C. Burriss Young
Accession Year
2002
Object Number
2002.60.45.28
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Draped bust of Victory r.; before, mark of value (XVI in monogram). Border of dots.
Rev.: Mars walking l., holding spear with point downwards in r. hand and trophy over l. shoulder; before, apex (flamen's cap); behind, corn-ear; to l., L.VALERI/FLACCI downwards. Border of dots. Green oxidation and scratches in r. field.

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