Denarius

M. Aemilius Lepidus
Roman Republic

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114-113 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

27.1.29261

Geography

Place Made: Italy, Europe

Period

1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name

Coin

Research Area

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscriptions

Obverse: Laureate head of Roma right, wearing diadem; value mark behind and [ROMA] upwards before Reverse: Equestrian statue on triple bay arch with letters within the three bays LEP; [MN*AEMILIO] around top

Provenance

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

Catalogue Raisonne

Crawford: 291/1

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