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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.115.142
People
Issued by Julius Caesar (100-44 BCE)
Title
Denarius of Julius Caesar, Africa
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
47-46 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Africa
Period
Roman Republican period
Culture
Roman Republican
Physical Descriptions
Medium
silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
3.75 g
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Reverse Inscription: To r., CAESAR downwards
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 458/1
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
2008.115.142
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Diademed head of Venus r.
Rev.: Aeneas r., holding Palladium and carrying Anchises on his shoulder; to r., CAESAR downwards.
Subjects and Contexts

Ancient Coins

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