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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1979.272
People
Anonymous
Title
Anonymous Denarius, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
115 - 114 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
3.92 g
Die Axis
6
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Below, ROMA; behind, mark of value (X)
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 287/1
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Professor Randall Thompson
Accession Year
1979
Object Number
1979.272
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Head of Roma r., wearing winged Corinthian helmet with curl on l. shoulder; behind, mark of value (X). Border of dots.
Rev.: Roma, wearing Corinthian helmet, seated r. on pile of shields, holding spear in l. hand; at feet, beside pile of shields, helmet; before, she-wolf r., suckling twins; to either side, bird flying. Border of dots.

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