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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1979.274
People
Moneyer: L. Cossutius C.f. Sabula, Roman
Title
Denarius of L. Cossutius C.f. Sabula, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 74 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
3.84 g
Die Axis
7
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Behind, SABVLA upwards
  • Reverse Inscription: Below, L.COSSVTI.C.F; behind, control-mark (XVIII)
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 395/1
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Professor Randall Thompson
Accession Year
1979
Object Number
1979.274
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Head of Medusa l.; behind, SABVLA upwards. Border of dots.
Rev.: Bellerophon on Pegasus r., holding spear with r. hand; below, L.COSSVTI.C[.F]; behind, control-mark (XVIII). Border of dots.

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