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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1990.17
People
Moneyer: Ti. Veturius, Roman
Title
Denarius of Ti. Veturius, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 137 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
12
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Behind, TI.VET downwards (VET in ligature)
  • Reverse Inscription: Above, ROMA
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 234/1
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1990
Object Number
1990.17
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Bust of Mars r., draped and helmeted; behind, mark of value (X) and TI.VET downwards (VET in ligature). Border of dots.
Rev.: Oath-taking scene: two warriors facing, one bearded and without armor, one beardless and in armor, each holding spear in l. hand and with sword in r. hand touching pig held by figure kneeling between; above, [ROMA]. Line border.

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