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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1979.428.5
People
Moneyer: Q. Fufius Q.f. C.n. Calenus, Roman
Moneyer: P. Mucius Scaevola (Cordus), Roman
Title
Serrate Denarius of Q. Fufius Q.f. C.n. Calenus and P. Mucius Scaevola, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 70 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
3.73 g
Die Axis
5
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: To l., HO; to r., VIRT (RT in ligature); below, KALENI
  • Reverse Inscription: To l., ITAL (TAL in ligature); to r., RO; in exergue, CORDI
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 403/1
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1979
Object Number
1979.428.5
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Jugate heads of Honos and Virtus r.; to l., HO; to r., V[IRT] (RT in ligature); below, KALE[NI]. Border of dots. Countermark (X) to r.
Rev.: Italia on l. and Roma on r., clasping hands; between clasped hands, cornucopiae; behind Italia, caduceus; Roma wears diadem, holds fasces in l. hand and places r. foot on globe; to l., ITAL (TAL in ligature); to r., R[O]; in exergue, CORDI. Border of dots.

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