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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1979.428.28
People
Moneyer: M. Atilius Saranus, Roman
Title
Denarius of M. Atilius Saranus, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 148 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
3.99 g
Die Axis
6
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Behind, SARAN upwards (AN in ligature); before, mark of value (X)
  • Reverse Inscription: Below, M.ATIL; in exergue, ROMA
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 214/1c
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1979
Object Number
1979.428.28
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Helmeted head of Roma r.; behind, SARAN upwards (AN in ligature); before, mark of value (X). Border of dots.
Rev.: Dioscuri galloping r.; below, M.ATIL; in exergue, ROMA. Line border.

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