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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1997.260.433
People
Moneyer: Petillius Capitolinus, Roman
Title
Denarius of Petillius Capitolinus, Rome (plated)
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 43 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
2.9 g
Die Axis
11
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Behind, CAPITOLINVS downwards
  • Reverse Inscription: Below, PETILLIVS
Provenance
Gift of Richard Wells
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 487/1
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of the Estate of H. Bartlett Wells
Accession Year
1997
Object Number
1997.260.433
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Head of Jupiter r.; behind, [CAPITOLINVS] downwards. Border of dots.
Rev.: Hexastyle temple (Capitoline); roof decorated with horse at each side and horseman at apex; within pediment, uncertain figure; between central four columns, hanging decorations; below, [PETILLIVS]. Border of dots.

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