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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2003.100.9.6
People
Issued by Q. Caecilius Q.f. Q.n. Metellus Pius Scipio Nasica, Roman
Title
Denarius of Q. Caecilius Q.f. Q.n. Metellus Pius Scipio Nasica, Africa
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
47 BCE-46 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Africa
Period
Roman Republican period
Culture
Roman Republican
Physical Descriptions
Medium
silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
4.16 g
Die Axis
1
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Before, Q.METEL downwards; below, PIVS
  • Reverse Inscription: Above, SCIPIO; below, IMP
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 459/1
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of the daughters of Florence and Mason Hammond
Accession Year
2003
Object Number
2003.100.9.6
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Laureate head of Jupiter r.; before, Q.METEL downwards; below, PIVS. Border of dots.
Rev.: Elephant r.; above, SCIPIO; below, IMP. Border of dots.

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