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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2005.115.80
People
Moneyer: L. Mussidius T.f. Longus, Roman
Title
Denarius of L. Mussidius T.f. Longus, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 42 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
3.61 g
Die Axis
11
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Reverse Inscription: Shrine inscribed CLOACIN; above, L.MVSSIDIVS.LONGVS
Provenance
Collection of Margarete Bieber
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 494/43a
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
2005.115.80
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Radiate bust of Sol facing, draped. Border of dots.
Rev.: Shrine of Venus Cloacina, inscribed CLOACIN; above, L.MVSS[IDIVS.LON]GVS. Border of dots.

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