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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2005.115.77
People
Issued by Marc Antony, Roman (83-30 BCE)
Title
Denarius of Marc Antony, Moving Mint
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
42 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
3.72 g
Die Axis
6
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Around,counter-clockwise, M.ANTONI IMP (MP in ligature)
  • Reverse Inscription: On l., III downwards; below, VIR; on r., R.P.C upwards (Triumvir Rei Publicae Constituendae)
Provenance
Collection of Margarete Bieber
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 496/1
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
2005.115.77
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Bearded head of Antony r.; around, counter-clockwise, M.AN[TONI I]MP (MP in ligature). Border of dots.
Rev.: Radiate and draped bust of Sol facing, on a disk within distyle temple with tripartite Ionic entablature; on l. III downwards; below, VIR; on r., R.P.C upwards. Border of dots.

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