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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1986.380
People
Issued by L. Cornelius L.f. P.n. Sulla Felix, Roman
Title
Denarius of Sulla, Moving Mint
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
84 BCE-83 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Moving Mint
Period
Roman Republican period
Culture
Roman Republican
Physical Descriptions
Medium
silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
3.92 g
Die Axis
12
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Below, L.SVLLA
  • Reverse Inscription: Above, IMPER; below, ITERVM
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 359/2
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Ancient Art Acquisition Fund
Accession Year
1986
Object Number
1986.380
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Head of Venus to r., wearing diadem; to r., Cupid holding palm branch; below, L.SVLLA. Border of dots.
Rev.: Jug and lituus between two trophies; above, IMPER; below, ITERVM. Border of dots.

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