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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.115.110
People
Moneyer: P. Licinius Nerva, Roman
Title
Denarius of P. Licinius Nerva, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 113 or 112 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
3.79 g
Die Axis
4
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Behind, ROMA upwards; before, mark of value (XVI in monogram)
  • Reverse Inscription: Above, P.NERVA (NE in ligature); at top, bar on which stands tablet with P
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 292/1
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
2008.115.110
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Bust of Roma l., wearing plumed helmet and holding shield in l. hand and spear over shoulder in r. hand; above, crescent; behind, ROMA upwards; before, mark of value (XVI in monogram). Border of dots.
Rev.: Voting scene: one voter on l. of pons (bridge) receives ballot from attendant (below), another voter on r. of pons places ballot in cista; above, P.NERVA (NE in ligature); at top, bar on which stands tablet with letter P. Border of dots.

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