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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1976.79.995
People
Moneyer: L. Calpurnius L.f. L.n. Piso Frugi, Roman
Title
Quinarius of L. Calpurnius L.f. L.n. Piso Frugi, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 90 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
1.96 g
Die Axis
8
Denomination
quinarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Behind, control-mark (K?)
  • Reverse Inscription: To either side of Victory, L.PI - SO; in exergue, FRVGI
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 340/2e
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1976
Object Number
1976.79.995
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Laureate head of Apollo r.; behind, control-mark (K?). Border of dots.
Rev.: Victory standing r., holding wreath in r. hand and palm branch over l. shoulder; to either side, L.PI - SO; in exergue, FRVGI. Border of dots.

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