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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1976.79.920
People
Anonymous
Title
Anonymous Aes Grave Semis, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
280 BCE-276 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Rome (Latium)
Period
Roman Republican period
Culture
Roman Republican
Physical Descriptions
Medium
bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Cast
Dimensions
151.84 g
Die Axis
2
Denomination
semis
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Below, mark of value (S) horizontal
  • Reverse Inscription: Below, mark of value (S) horizontal
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 14/2; Thurlow-Vecchi 2a; Rutter (HN3 Italy) 269
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1976
Object Number
1976.79.920
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Head of Minerva l., wearing Corinthian helmet; below, mark of value (S) horizontal.
Rev.: Female head (Venus or Diana?) l.; below, mark of value (S) horizontal.

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