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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.115.134
People
Moneyer: Brutus, Roman (85-42 BCE)
Portrait of L. Junius Brutus, Roman
Portrait of C. Servilius Ahala, Roman
Title
Denarius of Brutus, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
54 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
3.74 g
Die Axis
2
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Behind, BRVTVS downwards
  • Reverse Inscription: Behind, AHALA downwards
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 433/2
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Transfer from the Alice Corinne McDaniel Collection, Department of the Classics, Harvard University
Accession Year
2008
Object Number
2008.115.134
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Head of L. Junius Brutus, Cos. 509, r.; behind, BRVTV[S]. Border of dots.
Rev.: Head of C. Servilius Ahala, Mag. Eq. 439, r.; behind, AHALA. Border of dots.
Exhibition History

Roman Gallery Installation (long-term), Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/16/1999 - 01/20/2008

Gods in Color: Painted Sculpture of Classical Antiquity, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/22/2007 - 01/20/2008

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