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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1976.79.1024
People
Moneyer: L. Scribonius Libo, Roman
Title
Denarius of L. Scribonius Libo, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 62 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
3.57 g
Die Axis
5
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Behind, LIBO downwards; before, BON.EVENT downwards
  • Reverse Inscription: Above, PVTEAL; in exergue, SCRIBON
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 416/1a
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1976
Object Number
1976.79.1024
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Head of Bonus Eventus r.; behind, LIBO downwards; before, BON.EVENT downwards. Border of dots.
Rev.: Puteal Scribonianum, decorated with garland and two lyres; hammer at base; above, PVTEAL; in exergue, [SC]RIBON. Border of dots.

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