© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1977.216.3445.15
People
Moneyer: L. Aemilius Buca, Roman
Portrait of Julius Caesar (100-44 BCE)
Title
Denarius of L. Aemilius Buca, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
44 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
3.59 g
Die Axis
6
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: CAESAR IM PM
  • Reverse Inscription: L AEMILIUS BUCA
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 480/4
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Transfer from the Department of the Classics, Harvard University, Bequest of Henry W. Haynes, 1912
Accession Year
1977
Object Number
1977.216.3445.15
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Wreathed head of Julius Caesar, facing r. behind, crescent
Rev.: Venus l., holding Victory in r. hand and scepter in l. hand.
Exhibition History

Roman Gallery Installation (long-term), Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/16/1999 - 01/20/2008

Gods in Color: Painted Sculpture of Classical Antiquity, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/22/2007 - 01/20/2008

Re-View: S422 Ancient & Byzantine Art & Numismatics, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 04/12/2008 - 06/18/2011

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