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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1979.428.14
People
Moneyer: C. Memmius C.f., Roman
Title
Denarius of C. Memmius C.f., Rome (imitation?)
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 56 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
3.14 g
Die Axis
12
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Before, C.MEMMIVS.C.F downwards
  • Reverse Inscription: To r., MSMMNVS (NV in ligature; whole should read C.MEMMIVS) downwards; to l., MPEEMOR (should read IMPERATOR) downwards
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 427/1
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1979
Object Number
1979.428.14
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Head of Ceres r.; before, C.MEMMI.C.F downwards. Border of dots.
Rev.: Trophy; before, kneeling captive with hands tied behind back; to r., MSMMNVS (NV in ligature; whole should read C.MEMMIVS) downwards; to l., MPEEMOR (should read IMPERATOR) downwards. Border of dots.

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