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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1979.429.19
People
Moneyer: L. Appuleius Saturninus, Roman
Title
Denarius of L. Appuleius Saturninus, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
104 or 102 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
3.85 g
Die Axis
10
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Reverse Inscription: Above, control-mark (:G, rotated 90 degrees clockwise); below, L.SATVRN
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 317/3a
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1979
Object Number
1979.429.19
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.
Rev.: Saturn in quadriga r., holding reins in l. hand and harpa in r. hand; above, control-mark (:G, rotated 90 degrees clockwise); below, [L].SATVRN. Border of dots. Scratches below horses' hooves. Traces of a second symbol or defect in flan between Saturn's head and :G.

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