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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2005.115.86
People
Moneyer: C. Publicius Malleolus, Roman
Moneyer: A. Postumius S(p).f. Albinus, Roman
Moneyer: L. Caecilius Metellus, Roman
Title
Denarius of C. Publicius Malleolus, A. Postumius S(p).f. Albinus, and L. Caecilius Metellus, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
?96 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
3.78 g
Die Axis
9
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Before, A.ALB.S.F upwards; behind, L.METEL downwards
  • Reverse Inscription: To l., C.MALL downwards (AL in ligature); in exergue, ROMA
Provenance
Collection of Margarete Bieber; bought from Harold Roepke in auction in 1969.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 335/1a
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Purchase through the generosity of Celia and Walter Gilbert, Claude-Claire Grenier, and the Marian H. Phinney Fund
Accession Year
2005
Object Number
2005.115.86
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Laureate head of Apollo r.; before, A.ALB.S.F upwards; behind, L.METEL downwards. Border of dots.
Rev.: Roma seated l. on pile of shields, holding sword in l. hand and spear in r. hand, crowned from behind by Victory; to l., C.MALL downwards (AL in ligature); in exergue, ROMA. Border of dots.

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