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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1976.40.353
People
Issued by Julius Caesar (100-44 BCE)
Title
Denarius of Julius Caesar, Moving Mint
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
49 BCE-48 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Moving Mint
Period
Roman Republican period
Culture
Roman Republican
Physical Descriptions
Medium
silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
3.82 g
Die Axis
6
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: In exergue, CAESAR
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 443/1
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Transfer from Harvard College Library
Accession Year
1976
Object Number
1976.40.353
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Elephant trampling dragon r.; in exergue, CAESAR. Border of dots.
Rev.: Emblems of the pontifex (pontifical emblems): culullus, aspergillum, axe and apex. Border of dots.

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