Denarius

L. Mussidius Longus, Roman Republic

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42 BCE

Silver

Overall: 13/16 in. (20 mm)

Weight: 2.7 g

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

27.1.29260

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name

Coin

Classification

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscription

Obverse: Veiled head of Concordia with diadem right; star below chin; behind CONCORDIA upwards behind; border of dots Reverse: Two statues of Venus Cloacina standing on platform inscribed; [CL]OACIN on front face; above [L*MVSSI*DIVS]*LONG[VS]; border of dots

Provenance

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

Catalogue Raisonne

Crawford: 494/42b

Old Number

HN 166

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