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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1988.423
People
Issued by Julius Caesar (100-44 BCE)
Title
Denarius of Julius Caesar, Hispania
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
46 BCE-45 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Hispania
Period
Roman Republican period
Culture
Roman Republican
Physical Descriptions
Medium
silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
3.63 g
Die Axis
8
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Reverse Inscription: In exergue, CAESAR
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 468/1
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Anonymous Gift
Accession Year
1988
Object Number
1988.423
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Head of Venus r., wearing diadem; behind, Cupid. Border of dots.
Rev.: Trophy with oval shield and carnyx in each hand; to l., seated female captive resting head in r. hand; to r., bearded captive seated with hands tied behind back; in exergue, CAESAR. Border of dots.

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