Denarius

Julius Caesar, Roman Imperial, Roman Empire

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47-46 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

27.1.29267

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name

Coin

Classification

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscription

Obverse: Head of Venus wearing diadem right Reverse: Aeneas striding left, head reverted, holding palladium in extended right hand and Anchises on left shoulder; CAESAR downwards before

Course History

LAT 15, Literature of Rome, Simone Oppen, Fall 2019

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

CLST 17, HIST 94, Roman History: The Republic, Roberta Stewart, Winter 2019

Exhibition History

From Art to Artifact: Making Sense of Roman Coins, Roman Numismatics Senior Seminar, Spring 2009, Gene Y. Kim Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June13, 2009.

Artifacts of the Roman Empire, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 18-November 5, 1990.

Provenance

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

Catalogue Raisonne

Crawford 1974: 458/1;Terrace 1958: p. 9, no. 4

Old Number

HN 175

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