Denarius

Julius Caesar, Roman Imperial, Roman Empire

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49-48 BCE

Silver

Weight: 3.31 g

Overall: 1/2 × 11/16 in. (1.2 × 1.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Hood Museum of Art Acquisitions Fund

2004.54.35576

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name

Coin

Classification

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscription

Obverse: [Elephant trampling dragon] inscribed, beneath image: CAESAR| Reverse: [Pontifical emblems- ladle, sprinkler, ax, priest‘s hat]

Course History

LAT 15, Literature of Rome, Simone Oppen, Fall 2019

CLST 17, HIST 94, Roman History: The Republic, Roberta Stewart, Winter 2019

CLST 17, HIST 94, Roman History: The Republic, Roberta Stewart, Winter 2019

CLST 17, HIST 94, Roman History: The Republic, Roberta Stewart, Winter 2019

Exhibition History

From Art to Artifact: Making Sense of Roman Coins, Roman Numismatics Senior Seminar, Spring 2009, Gene Y. Kim Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June13, 2009.

Provenance

Harlan J. Berk, Ltd., Chicago, Illinois, Sale 140, lot 256, September 9, 2004; sold to present collection, 2004.

Catalogue Raisonne

CR-443/1; Syd-1006; Sear, Imperators-9

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