Denarius

P. Petronius Turpilianus, Roman Imperial, Roman Empire

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18 BCE

Silver

Overall: 13/16 in. (20 mm)

Weight: 3.5 g

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

27.1.29272

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name

Coin

Classification

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscription

Obverse: Bare head of Augustus right; CAESAR A*U*G*U*STUS Reverse: Bare headed Tarpeia with flowing hair, in tunic seen facing, half buried under shields, arms upraised [Turpilianus] III VIR.

Course History

HUM 3.02, Two Empires under the Sun, Roberta Stewart and Gil Raz, Spring 2019

LAT 01, Introductory Latin, Jenny Lynn, Winter 2019

LAT 01, Introductory Latin, Scott Arcenas, Winter 2019

LAT 01, Introductory Latin, Bryce Walker, Winter 2019

LAT 01, Introductory Latin, Margaretha Kramer, Winter 2019

ANTH 7, Thinking About Empire, Alan Covey, Winter 2014

Provenance

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

Catalogue Raisonne

BMC, Vol. I: no. 29, pl. 1/16

Old Number

HN 180

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