Didrachm Quadrigatus

Roman Republic

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225-212 BCE

Silver

Overall: 7/8 in. (2.2 cm)

Weight: 6.4 g

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the John M. McDonald 1940 Fund

993.15.29091

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name

Coin

Classification

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscription

Obverse: Laureate head of Janus; border of dots Reverse: Jupiter with sceptre in left hand and thunder bolt in right, stands in a quadriga driven by Victory; below ROMA incuse in raised trapezoidal frame; line border

Course History

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

Publication History

Harlan J. Berk, Ltd., 76th Buy or Bid Sale Catalogue, Lot 270.

Provenance

Harlan J. Berk, Ltd., Chicago, Illinois; sold to present collection, 1993.

Catalogue Raisonne

Crawford 29/3; Sydenham 1952: p. 6, no. 65, pl. 13

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