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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1979.429.30
People
Moneyer: L. Papius, Roman
Title
Serrate Denarius of L. Papius, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 79 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
3.84 g
Die Axis
4
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Reverse Inscription: In exergue, L.PAPI
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 384/1
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1979
Object Number
1979.429.30
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Head of Juno Sospita r.; behind, control-mark (cf. RRC pl. LXVI n. 13). Bead-and-reel border.
Rev.: Gryphon leaping r.; below, control-mark (cf. RRC pl. LXVI n. 13); in exergue, L.PAPI. Bead-and-reel border.

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