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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.115.141
People
Issued by Julius Caesar (100-44 BCE)
Title
Denarius of Julius Caesar, Moving Mint
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
49-48 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Moving Mint
Period
Roman Republican period
Culture
Roman Republican
Location
Level 2, Room 2400, European Art, 17th century, Rome and Its Influence in the Seventeenth Century
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
3.97 g
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: In exergue, CAESAR
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 443/1
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
2008.115.141
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Elephant r., trampling dragon. Border of dots.
Rev.: Culullus, aspergillum, axe, and apex (pontifical emblems). Border of dots.
Exhibition History

32Q: 2400 French/Italian/Spanish, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/10/2018 - 02/05/2019

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