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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1979.429.33
People
Moneyer: L. Memmius (Gal), Roman
Title
Serrate Denarius of L. Memmius, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 106 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
3.79 g
Die Axis
4
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Behind, ROMA; before, control-mark (.R)
  • Reverse Inscription: In exergue, L.MEMMI/GAL (ME in ligature)
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 313/1b
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1979
Object Number
1979.429.33
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Laureate head of Saturn l.; behind, harpa and ROMA; before, control-mark (.R). Border of dots.
Rev.: Venus in biga r., holding scepter and reins in l. hand and reins in r. hand; above, Cupid flying l. with wreath; in exergue, L.MEMMI/GAL (ME in ligature). Border of dots.

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