© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2005.115.72
People
Moneyer: L. Cassius Longinus, Roman
Title
Denarius of L. Cassius Longinus, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 63 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
3.97 g
Die Axis
6
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: To l., control-letter (L?)
  • Reverse Inscription: To r., LONGIN.III.V downwards
Provenance
Collection of Margarete Bieber; bought from Knobloch.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 413/1
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
2005.115.72
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
The Harvard Art Museums encourage the use of images found on this website for personal, noncommercial use, including educational and scholarly purposes. To request a higher resolution file of this image, please submit an online request.
Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Head of Vesta l., veiled and diademed; to r., dish; to l., control-letter (L?). Border of dots.
Rev.: Voter l., dropping tablet marked V into cista; to r., LONGIN.III[.V] downwards. Border of dots.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete. Our records are frequently revised and enhanced. For more information please contact the Division of Asian and Mediterranean Art at am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu