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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1979.276
People
Moneyer: Q. Cassius Longinus, Roman
Title
Denarius of Q. Cassius Longinus, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 55 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
4.05 g
Die Axis
5
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Before, VEST upwards; behind, Q.CASSIVS downwards
  • Reverse Inscription: Tablet inscribed A C [absolvo, condemno]
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 428/1
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Professor Randall Thompson
Accession Year
1979
Object Number
1979.276
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Head of Vesta r., veiled; before, VEST upwards; behind, Q.CASSIVS downwards. Border of dots.
Rev.: Temple of Vesta; curule chair within; to l., urn; to r., tablet inscribed A C. Border of dots.

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