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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.115.202
People
Otho, Roman (r. 69 CE)
Title
Denarius of Otho, Rome (Counterfeit?)
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
69 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Rome (Latium)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Early
Culture
Roman Imperial
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
3.95 g
Die Axis
6
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: IMP OTHO CAESAR AVG TR P
  • Reverse Inscription: SECVRITAS P R
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC I 2, 10 p. 260
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
2008.115.202
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Bare head of Otho r.; around, IMP OTHO CAESAR AVG TR P.
Rev.: Securitas, draped, standing l., r. hand holding wreath, l. hand scepter; around, SECVRITAS P R.

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