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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1976.79.1006
People
Moneyer: P. Crepusius, Roman
Title
Denarius of P. Crepusius, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 82 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
4.14 g
Die Axis
8
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Behind, control-letter (P)
  • Reverse Inscription: Behind, control-numeral (between 301 and 381); in exergue, P.CREPVSI
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 361/1c
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1976
Object Number
1976.79.1006
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Laureate head (?Apollo) r.; behind, scepter and control-letter (P); before, control-symbol (star). Border of dots. Semicircular counter-mark on jaw.
Rev.: Horseman r., with spear; in exergue, P.CREPVSI; behind, [control-numeral (CCCI-CCCLXXXI)]. Border of dots.

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