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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1979.428.41
People
Moneyer: L. Minucius, Roman
Title
Denarius of L. Minucius, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 133 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
3.86 g
Die Axis
12
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Behind, mark of value (XVI in ligature)
  • Reverse Inscription: Below, ROMA; in exergue, L.MINVCI
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 248/1
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1979
Object Number
1979.428.41
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Helmeted head of Roma r., with curl on l. shoulder; behind, mark of value (XVI in ligature). Border of dots.
Rev.: Jupiter in quadriga r., holding scepter and reins in l. hand and hurling thunderbolt with r. hand; below, ROM[A]; in exergue, [L].MINV[CI]. Line border. Traces of a rectangular countermark below horses' front hooves.

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