Denarius

C. Cassius, Roman Republic

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43-42 BCE

Silver

Overall: 3/4 in. (1.9 cm)

Weight: 3.8 g

Overall: 13/16 in. (2 cm)

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

995.40.30219

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name

Coin

Classification

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscription

Obverse: Female head right before LEIBERTAS upwards; behind C.CASSI.[IMP] upwards Reverse: Jug and lituus; below LENTVLVS SPINT; border of dots

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

Provenance

Harlan J. Berk, Ltd., Chicago, Illinois; sold to present collection, 1995.

Catalogue Raisonne

Crawford 500/3

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