Denarius

Julius Caesar, Roman Imperial, Roman Empire

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49-48 BCE

Silver with gold setting for pendant

Overall: 3/4 × 1 1/8 × 13/16 × 3/16 in. (1.9 × 2.9 × 2.1 × 0.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Anonymous gift

2007.21.2

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name

Coin

Classification

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscription

Obv: (Elephant Trampling Dragon) inscribed, beneath image: CAESAR| Rev: (Pontifical emblems- ladle, sprinkler, ax, priest‘s hat)

Provenance

Anonymous donor; given to present collection, 2007.

Catalogue Raisonne

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

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