© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1990.5
People
Moneyer: Q. Pompeius Q.f. Q.n. Rufus, Roman
Title
Denarius of Q. Pompeius Q.f. Q.n. Rufus, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 54 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
4.05 g
Die Axis
7
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Above, Q.POMPEI.Q.F | RVFVS; below, on tablet, COS
  • Reverse Inscription: Above, SVLLA.COS; below, on tablet, Q.POMPEI.RVF
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 434/2
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1990
Object Number
1990.5
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.: Curule chair; to l., arrow upright; to r., laurel-branch upright; above, [Q.P]OMPEI.Q.F | RVFVS; below, on tablet, COS. Border of dots.
Rev.: Curule chair; to l., lituus; to r., wreath; above, SVLLA.COS; below, on tablet, Q.POMPEI.RVF. 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