Denarius

A. Postumius Albinus
Roman Republic

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81 BCE

Silver

Overall: 13/16 in. (20 mm)

Weight: 3.4 g

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

27.1.29251

Geography

Place Made: Italy, Europe

Period

1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name

Coin

Research Area

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscriptions

Obverse: Veiled head of Hispania right; HISPAN behind downwards Reverse: Togate figure; right arm outstretched to legionary eagle on left; fasces with axe on right; starting in exergue and going counterclockwise to middle [DA]*POST*A*F*S*N*A[L]BIN

Course History

LAT 3.01, Intermediate Latin, Jenny Lynn, Winter 2020

LAT 3.02, Intermediate Latin, Simone Oppen, Winter 2020

LAT 3.03, Intermediate Latin, Roger Ulrich, Winter 2020

LAT 3.04, Intermediate Latin, Patrick Glauthier, Winter 2020

Provenance

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

Catalogue Raisonne

Crawford: 372/2

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