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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1976.79.1010
People
Moneyer: C. Publicius Q.f., Roman
Title
Serrate Denarius of C. Publicius Q.f., Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 80 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
3.74 g
Die Axis
10
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Behind, ROMA; above, control-mark (E)
  • Reverse Inscription: Above, control-mark (E)
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 380/1
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1976
Object Number
1976.79.1010
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Draped bust of Roma r., wearing plumed helmet; behind, ROMA downwards; above, control-mark (E). Border of dots.
Rev.: Hercules strangling Nemean lion; at his feet, club; to l., bow and quiver; to r., C.POBLICI.Q.F upwards; above, control-mark (E). Border of dots.

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