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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1979.428.27
People
Moneyer: A. Licinius Nerva, Roman
Title
Denarius of A. Licinius Nerva, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 47 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
3.98 g
Die Axis
1
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Before, FIDES downwards; behind, NERVA downwards
  • Reverse Inscription: Below, A.LICINI; to l., III; to r., VIR
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 454/1
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1979
Object Number
1979.428.27
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Laureate head of Fides r.; before, FIDES downwards; behind, NERVA downwards. Border of dots. Crescent countermark on neck.
Rev.: Horseman galloping r., with r. hand dragging naked warrior, who holds shield in l. hand and sword in r. hand; below, A.LICINI; to l., III; to r., VIR. Border of dots.

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