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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1976.79.1004
People
Moneyer: L. Julius Bursio, Roman
Title
Denarius of L. Julius Bursio, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 85 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
3.77 g
Die Axis
6
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Reverse Inscription: In exergue, L.IVLI.BVRSIO
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 352/1a
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1976
Object Number
1976.79.1004
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Male head r., with attributes of Apollo (ringlets, laurel wreath), Mercury (wings) and Neptune (trident); behind, control-mark (lizard). Border of dots.
Rev.: Victory in quadriga r., holding reins in l. hand and wreath in r. hand; in exergue, L.IVLI.BVRSIO. Border of dots.

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