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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1976.79.975
People
Moneyer: L. Marcius Philippus, Roman
Title
Denarius of L. Marcius Philippus, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 113 or 112 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
3.92 g
Die Axis
7
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Behind, ROMA in monogram downwards; before, capital phi
  • Reverse Inscription: Below, on tablet, L.PHILIPPVS; below, mark of value (XVI in monogram)
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 293/1
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1976
Object Number
1976.79.975
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Male head (Philip V? of Macedon) r., wearing helmet with goat's horns, on which rests diadem; behind, ROMA (in monogram) downwards; before, capital phi. Border of dots.
Rev.: Equestrian statue; horseman carries laurel-branch; at horse's feet, flower; below, on tablet, L.PHILIPPVS; below, mark of value (XVI in monogram). Border of dots.

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