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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1976.79.1020
People
Moneyer: L. Roscius Fabatus, Roman
Title
Serrate Denarius of L. Roscius Fabatus, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
64 BCE-59 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
3.87 g
Die Axis
7
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Below, L.ROSCI
  • Reverse Inscription: In exergue, FABATI
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 412/1
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1976
Object Number
1976.79.1020
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Head of Juno Sospita r.; behind, control-mark (palm tree? cf. RRC pl. LXIX #156); below, [L.]ROS[CI]. Border of dots.
Rev.: Girl and snake facing each other; to l., control-mark (tripod or bundle of sticks? cf. RRC pl. LXIX #156); in exergue, FABAT[I]. Border of dots.

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