Denarius

L. Antestius Gragulus, Roman Republic

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136 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

27.1.29247

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; GRAG downwards behind; border of dots Reverse: Jupiter in quadriga; sceptre and reins in left hand and thunderbolt in raised right hand; L*ANTES in exergue ROMA in exergue; line border

Course History

HUM 3.02, Two Empires under the Sun, Roberta Stewart and Gil Raz, Spring 2019

Provenance

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

Catalogue Raisonne

Crawford: 238/1

Old Number

hn 150

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