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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1979.428.31
People
Moneyer: M. Furius L.f. Philus, Roman
Title
Denarius of M. Furius L.f. Philus, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 119 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
3.83 g
Die Axis
8
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Around, counter-clockwise, M.FOVRI.L.F
  • Reverse Inscription: Behind, ROMA upwards; in exergue, PHILI (PHI in ligature)
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 281/1
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1979
Object Number
1979.428.31
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Laureate head of Janus; around, counter-clockwise, M.FOVRI.L.F. Border of dots.
Rev.: Roma (wearing Corinthian helmet) standing l., holding scepter in l. hand and crowning trophy to l. with r. hand; above, star; behind, ROMA upwards; trophy surmounted by boar's head helmet and flanked by a carnyx and shield in each side; in exergue, PHILI (PHI in ligature). Border of dots.

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