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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1986.501
People
Issued by M. Barbatius Pollio, Roman
Struck for Marc Antony, Roman (83-30 BCE)
Struck for Octavian, Roman (r. 27 BCE - 14 CE)
Title
Denarius of M. Barbatius Pollio for Marc Antony and Octavian, Moving Mint
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 41 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
3.6 g
Die Axis
12
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Around, clockwise, M.ANT.IMP.AVG.III.VIR.R.P.C.M.BARBAT.Q.P (MP and AV in ligature)
  • Reverse Inscription: Around, clockwise, CAESAR.IMP.PONT.III.VIR.R.P.C.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 517/2
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Anonymous Gift
Accession Year
1986
Object Number
1986.501
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Bare head of Marc Antony r.; around, clockwise, [M.A]NT.IMP.AVG.III.VIR.R.P.C.M.BARBAT.Q.P (MP and AV in ligature).
Rev.: Bare head of Octavian r.; around, clockwise, CAESAR.IMP.PONT.III.VIR.R.P.C.

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