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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1979.428.23
People
Moneyer: C. Fonteius, Roman
Title
Denarius of C. Fonteius, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 114 or 113 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
3
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: To l., below chin, control-mark (D); to r., below chin, mark of value (XVI in monogram)
  • Reverse Inscription: Above, C.FONT (NT in ligature); below, ROMA
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 290/1
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1979
Object Number
1979.428.23
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Laureate, Janiform head of the Dioscuri; to l., below chin, control-mark (D); to r., below chin, mark of value (XVI in monogram). Border of dots.
Rev.: Ship l.; above, C.FONT (NT in ligature); below, ROMA. Border of dots.

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