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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1976.79.980
People
Moneyer: L. Julius L.f. Sex.n. Caesar, Roman
Title
Denarius of L. Julius L.f. Sex.n. Caesar, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 103 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
3.81 g
Die Axis
2
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Above, control-mark (D retrograde; dot within); behind, CAESAR upwards
  • Reverse Inscription: Above, control-mark (D retrograde; dot within); in exergue, L.IVLI.L.F
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 320/1
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1976
Object Number
1976.79.980
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Helmeted head of Mars l.; behind, CAESAR upwards; above, control-mark (D retrograde; dot within). Border of dots.
Rev.: Venus in biga of Cupids l., holding scepter in r. hand and reins in l. hand; above, control-mark (D retrograde; dot within); below, lyre; in exergue, L.IVLI.L.F. Border of dots.

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