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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1942.176.34
People
Issued by M. Plaetorius M.f. Cestianus, Roman
Title
Denarius of M. Plaetorius M.f. Cestianus, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 67 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
3.97 g
Die Axis
3
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Behind, CESTIANVS downwards. Before, S.C downwards
  • Reverse Inscription: Around, counter-clockwise, M.PLAETORIVS.M.F.AED.CVR
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 409/1
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, The George Davis Chase Collection of Roman Coins, Gift of George Davis Chase, Professor of Classics and Dean of Graduate Study at the University of Maine
Accession Year
1942
Object Number
1942.176.34
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Female bust r., draped, with attributes of Isis, Minerva, Apollo, Diana and Victory; before, cornucopiae; behind, CESTIANVS; before, S.C. Bead and reel border.
Rev.: Eagle on thunderbolt r., head l.; around, M.PLAETORIVS.M.F.AED.CVR. Bead and reel border.

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