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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1942.176.45
People
Issued by Julius Caesar (100-44 BCE)
Title
Denarius of Julius Caesar, Moving Mint
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
49 -48 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Moving Mint
Period
Roman Republican period
Culture
Roman Republican
Location
Level 2, Room 2400, European Art, 17th century, Rome and Its Influence in the Seventeenth Century
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
3.89 g
Die Axis
6
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: In exergue: CAESAR
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 443/1
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, The George Davis Chase Collection of Roman Coins, Gift of George Davis Chase, Professor of Classics and Dean of Graduate Study at the University of Maine
Accession Year
1942
Object Number
1942.176.45
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Elephant r., trampling dragon. Border of dots.
Rev.: Culullus, aspergillum, axe, and apex (pontifical emblems). Border of dots.
Exhibition History

32Q: 2400 French/Italian/Spanish, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/10/2018 - 02/05/2019

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