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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1979.273
People
Moneyer: L. Calpurnius L.f. L.n. Piso Frugi, Roman
Title
Denarius of L. Calpurnius L.f. L.n. Piso Frugi, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 90 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 g
Die Axis
5
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Before, control-mark (H)
  • Reverse Inscription: Above, control-mark (arrow r.); below, L.PISO.FRVGI/ROMA
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 340/1
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Professor Randall Thompson
Accession Year
1979
Object Number
1979.273
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Laureate head of Apollo r.; before, control-mark (H).
Rev.: Horseman galloping r., holding palm-branch; above, control-mark (arrow r.); below, L.PISO.FRVGI/ROMA.

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