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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1976.79.1421
People
In the name of D. Cassius, Roman
After an issue of Q. Cassius Longinus, Roman
Title
Denarius of Q. Cassius Longinus (imitation)
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 55 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
3.62 g
Die Axis
5
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Reverse Inscription: Below, D.CASSIVS (should read Q.CASSIVS)
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 428/3
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1976
Object Number
1976.79.1421
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Head of Genius populi Romani r., missing scepter over shoulder. Border of dots.
Rev.: Eagle on thunderbolt r.; to l., missing lituus; to r., jug; below, D.CASSIVS (should read Q.CASSIVS). Border of dots.

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