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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2005.115.73
People
Moneyer: Brutus, Roman (85-42 BCE)
Portrait of L. Junius Brutus, Roman
Portrait of C. Servilius Ahala, Roman
Title
Denarius of Brutus, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 54 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
3.5 g
Die Axis
2
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Behind, BRVTVS downwards
  • Reverse Inscription: Behind, AHALA downwards
Provenance
Collection of Margarete Bieber; bought from Knobloch in 1965.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 433/2
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
2005.115.73
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Head of L. Junius Brutus (Cos. 509) r.; behind, BRVTVS downwards. Border of dots.
Rev.: Head of C. Servilius Ahala (Mag. Eq. 439) r.; behind, AHALA downwards. Border of dots.

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