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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1979.428.20
People
Issued by L. Licinius L.f. C.n. Crassus, Roman
Issued by Cn. Domitius Cn.f. Cn.n. Ahenobarbus, Roman
Issued by L. Porcius Licinus, Roman
Title
Serrate Denarius of L. Licinius L.f. C.n. Crassus, Cn. Domitius Cn.f. Cn.n. Ahenobarbus, and L. Porcius Licinus, Narbo
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 118 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Narbo Martius (Gaul)
Period
Roman Republican period
Culture
Roman Republican
Physical Descriptions
Medium
silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
3.72 g
Die Axis
11
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Around, counter-clockwise, L.PORCI.LICI; behind, mark of value (XVI in monogram)
  • Reverse Inscription: In exergue, L.LIC.CN.DOM
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 282/5
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1979
Object Number
1979.428.20
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Helmeted head of Roma r.; around, counter-clockwise, L.PORCI.LICI; behind, mark of value (XVI in monogram). Border of dots.
Rev.: Naked, bearded warrior in biga r., holding shield, carnyx and reins in l. hand and hurling spear with r. hand; in exergue, L.LIC.CN.DOM. Border of dots.

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