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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.115.104
People
Moneyer: L. Sempronius Pitio, Roman
Title
Denarius of L. Sempronius Pitio, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 148 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
3.65 g
Die Axis
7
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Behind, PITIO; before, mark of value (X)
  • Reverse Inscription: Below, L.SEMP (MP in ligature); below, in linear frame, ROMA
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 216/1
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
2008.115.104
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Helmeted head of Roma; behind, PITIO; before, mark of value (X).
Rev.: Dioscuri r.; below, L.SEMP (MP in ligature); below, in linear frame, ROMA.

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