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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1979.428.284
People
Moneyer: C. Aburius Geminus, Roman
Title
Denarius of M. Aburius Geminus, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 132 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
3.39 g
Die Axis
2
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Behind, GEM downwards
  • Reverse Inscription: Below, C.ABVRI (VR in ligature); in exergue, ROMA
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 250/1
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1979
Object Number
1979.428.284
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Helmeted head of Roma r.; behind, GEM downwards. Border of dots.
Rev.: Mars in quadriga r., holding spear, shield and reins in l. hand and trophy in r. hand; below, C.ABVRI (VR in ligature); in exergue, [R]OMA. Border of dots.

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