Denarius

Julius Caesar, Roman Republic, Roman Empire

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44 BCE

Silver

Overall: 3/4 in. (1.9 cm)

Weight: 3.87 g

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Hood Museum of Art Acquisitions Fund and through gifts, by exchange

2010.2

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name

Coin

Classification

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscription

Obverse: Veiled laureate head facing right, apex behind, lituus below chin CAESAR PARENS PATRIAE Reverse: COSSVTIVS MADRIDIANVS (in form of a cross) A A A FF (in angles) Obv: CAESAR PARENS PATRIAE (Veiled laureate head facing right, apex behind, lituus below chin); rev: COSSVTIVS MADRIDIANVS (in form of a cross) A A A FF (in angles)

Course History

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

HUM 3.02, Two Empires under the Sun, Roberta Stewart and Gil Raz, Spring 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

A Space for Dialogue 64, Faces of Antiquity, Portraiture of the Roman Empire, Kasia Vincunas, Mellon Special Project Curatorial Intern, Class of 2011, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 13-June 2011.

Publication History

Kasia Vincunas, Mellon Special Project Curatorial Intern, Class of 2011, A Space for Dialogue 64, Faces of Antiquity, Portraiture of the Roman Empire, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2011, ill. p. 1.

Investigations into the Ancient Mediterranean, Special Hood Website: The Yale University Art Gallery Collection-Sharing Initiative, 2012

Provenance

Harlan J. Berk, Ltd., Chicago, Illinois; sold to present collection, 2010.

Catalogue Raisonne

Cr-480/19; Syd-1069; Sear, Imperators- 112

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