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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1974.27.97
People
Moneyer: C. Renius, Roman
Title
Denarius, Rome (Imitation?)
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 138 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
2.03 g
Die Axis
12
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Reverse Inscription: Below, C.RENI; in exergue, ROMA
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 231/1
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, A Gift to the Museum from Arthur W. Arundel through the Harvard Fund Council, Class of 1951
Accession Year
1974
Object Number
1974.27.97
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Helmeted head of Roma l. Border of dots. Hole at 12 o'clock.
Rev.: Juno in biga of goats r., wearing diadem and holding scepter and reins in l. hand and whip in r. hand; below, C.RENI; in exergue, ROMA. Line border.

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