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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1979.428.19
People
Moneyer: M. Herennius M.f., Roman
Title
Denarius of M. Herennius M.f., Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 108 or 107 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
3.93 g
Die Axis
12
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Behind, PIETAS downwards (TA in ligature)
  • Reverse Inscription: To l., M.HERENNI (HE in ligature); to r., control-mark (O with dot above)
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 308/1b
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1979
Object Number
1979.428.19
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Head of Pietas r., wearing diadem; behind, PIETAS downwards (TA in ligature). Border of dots.
Rev.: One of the Catanaean brothers running r., bearing his father in his shoulders; to l., M.HERENN[I] downwards (HE in ligature); to r., control-mark (O with dot above). Border of dots.

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