Denarius

C. Minucius Augurinus, Roman Republic

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135 BCE

Silver

Overall: 13/16 in. (20 mm)

Weight: 3.7 g

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

27.1.29246

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 right; with value mark; ROMA behind downwards; border of dots Reverse: Two togate figures, flank spiral column with Aeolic capital surmounted by togate figure with staff; the left one holds loaves and the right one a lituus, lions‘ foreparts, with shaft of grain behind each, flank base of column; C.A (togate figure with staff) VG

Course History

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

Provenance

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

Catalogue Raisonne

Crawford: 242/1

Old Number

HN 148

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