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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.115.123
People
Moneyer: C. Valerius C.f. L.n. Flaccus, Roman
Title
Denarius of C. Valerius C.f. L.n. Flaccus, Massalia
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 82 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Massalia (Gaul)
Period
Roman Republican period
Culture
Roman Republican
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/186000
Physical Descriptions
Medium
silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
3.92 g
Die Axis
6
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Behind, control letter (O)
  • Reverse Inscription: Below, EX. S.C; l. standard inscribed H (hastati); r. standard inscribed P (principes); to l., C.VAL.FLA (VAL in ligature) upwards; to r., IMPERAT upwards
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 365/1b
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
2008.115.123
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Draped bust of Victory r.; behind, control letter (O). Border of dots.
Rev.: Legionary eagle; to l., standard of maniple of hastati; to r., standard of maniple of principes; below, EX S.C; to l., C.VAL.FLA upwards (VAL in ligature); to r., IMPERAT upwards. Line border.

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