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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1986.504.4
People
Issued by C. Clovius, Roman
Struck for Julius Caesar (100-44 BCE)
Title
Coin of C. Clovius for Julius Caesar, Uncertain Mint
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 45 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Uncertain Mint
Period
Roman Republican period
Culture
Roman Republican
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/175437
Physical Descriptions
Medium
bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
14.54 g
Die Axis
12
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Before, upwards, CAESAR.DIC.TER
  • Reverse Inscription: Around, counter-clockwise, C.CLOVI - PRAEF
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 476/1a
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of H. Bartlett Wells, Class of 1929
Accession Year
1986
Object Number
1986.504.4
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Draped bust of Victory r.; before, upwards, CAESAR.DIC.TER. Border of dots.
Rev.: Minerva standing l., holding trophy over r. shoulder and shield with Gorgoneion (Medusa head) on l. arm; at feet, snake; around, counter-clockwise, C.CLOVI - PRAEF. Border of dots.

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