Denarius

N. Curdius Rufus, Roman Republic

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46 BCE

Silver

Overall: 11/16 in. (18 mm)

Weight: 3.3 g

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

27.1.29257

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name

Coin

Classification

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscription

Obverse: Jugate heads of dioscuri right, wearing laureate pilei; star above each head; behind and downwards RVFV[S]*IIIVIR; border of dots Reverse: Standing Venus; scales in right hand and sceptre in left; Cupid on shoulder; MN.*CORDIVS downwards; border of dots

Course History

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

Provenance

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

Catalogue Raisonne

Crawford: 463/1a

Old Number

HN 163

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