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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.115.111
People
Moneyer: Mn. Aemilius Lepidus, Roman
Title
Denarius of Mn. Aemilius Lepidus, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 114 or 113 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
3.67 g
Die Axis
6
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Before, ROMA upwards (MA in ligature); behind, mark of value (XVI in monogram)
  • Reverse Inscription: Around, MN.AEMILIO (MN in ligature); within arches, L E P
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 291/1
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
2008.115.111
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Laureate female bust r. (Roma?), draped and diademed; before, R[O]MA upwards (MA in ligature); behind, mark of value (XVI in monogram). Border of dots.
Rev.: Three arches, on which equestrian statue r.: horseman wreathed and cuirassed, holding spear in r. hand; around, [MN.]AEMILIO. (MN in ligature); within arches, [L] E P. Border of dots.

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