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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.115.147
People
Issued by Sextus Pompey, Roman (c. 76/70-35 BCE)
Title
Denarius of Sextus Pompey, Sicily
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
42 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Sicily
Period
Roman Republican period
Culture
Roman Republican
Physical Descriptions
Medium
silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
3.6 g
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Around, clockwise, [MAG.PIVS.IMP.]ITER
  • Reverse Inscription: Above, PRAEF (AE in ligature); in exergue, CLAS.ET.ORAE (AE in ligature) | MARIT.EX.S.C.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 511/3a
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
2008.115.147
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Head of Pompey the Great r.; around, clockwise, [MAG.PIVS.IMP.]ITER; to l., capis; to r., lituus.
Rev.: Neptune, holding aplustre and resting foot on prow; to either side, Catanaean brother holding parent; above, PRAEF (AE in ligature); in exergue, [C]LAS.ET.ORAE (AE in ligature) | [MARI]T.EX.S.C.
Exhibition History

The Portrait, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 10/15/2004 - 01/09/2005

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