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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1979.275
People
Moneyer: Q. Pomponius Musa, Roman
Title
Denarius of Q. Pomponius Musa, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
66 BCE-56 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
8
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Reverse Inscription: To l., Q.POMPONI downwards; to r., MVSA downwards
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 410/5
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Professor Randall Thompson
Accession Year
1979
Object Number
1979.275
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Laureate head of Mnemosyne or Apollo r.; behind, two flutes crossed. Border of dots.
Rev.: Euterpe r., resting l. elbow on column and holding two flutes in r. hand; on l., Q.POMPONI downwards; to r., MVSA downwards. Border of dots.

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