Denarius

M. Iunius Silanus, Roman Republic

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145 BCE

Silver

Overall: 13/16 in. (20 mm)

Weight: 3.5 g

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Arthur Fairbanks, Class of 1886, in memory of his father, Henry Fairbanks, Class of 1853

27.1.29244

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name

Coin

Classification

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscription

Obverse: Helmeted head of Roma; value mark, before; ass‘s head, behind Reverse: Dioscuri right; below M.IVN.ROMA [ROMA underlined] in exergue

Course History

ANTH 7, Thinking About Empire, Alan Covey, Winter 2014

Provenance

Arthur Fairbanks (1864-1944), Class of 1886; given to present collection, 1927.

Catalogue Raisonne

Crawford: 220/1

Old Number

HN 146

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