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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1976.79.1032
People
Moneyer: L.? Marcius Philippus, Roman
Title
Denarius of L.? Marcius Philippus, Rome (plated)
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 56 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Rome (Latium)
Period
Roman Republican period
Culture
Roman Republican
Physical Descriptions
Medium
silver plate
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
2.12 g
Die Axis
1
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Below, ANCVS
  • Reverse Inscription: To l., PHILIPPVS downwards; within arches, AQVA MAR, MRC or MARC
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 425/1
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1976
Object Number
1976.79.1032
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Head of Ancus Marcius r., wearing diadem; behind, lituus; below, [ANCVS]. Border of dots. Silver plated, suffering from bronze disease; numerous holes along edge and in the middle of the flan.
Rev.: Aqueduct, on which is an equestrian statue; at horse's feet, flower; to l., PHILIPPVS downwards; within arches, [AQVA MAR, MRC or MARC]. Border of dots.

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