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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1990.18
People
Moneyer: C. Minucius Augurinus, Roman
Title
Denarius of C. Minucius Augurinus, Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 135 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
1
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Behind, ROMA downwards
  • Reverse Inscription: Above, C.A-VG
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 242/1
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Unspecified Collection
Accession Year
1990
Object Number
1990.18
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Helmeted head of Roma r.; behind, ROMA downwards; before, mark of value (X). Border of dots.
Rev.: Spiral column with Aeolic capital, decorated with two bells at the top and two lions' foreparts at the base; standing on column, togate statue holding staff in r. hand; behind, each of the lions, corn-ear; to l., togate figure holding loaves (?) in both hands and placing l. foot on modius; to r., togate figure holding lituus in r. hand; above, C.A-VG. Border of dots.

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