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Coin: ar denarius

Museum number:
8-5542
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21080005542
Accession number:
Acc.1947 and Acc.1947Q
Object count:
1
Description:
Coin; AR; Denarius; Roman. 20 mm. C. Mamilius Limetanus, 82-81 BC. Obverse: Bust of Mercury (Greek: Hermes) r.; behind, A. Reverse: C.MAMIL LIMEAN, Ulysses walking his dog Argos r.
Donor:
Alabama-Coushatta Tribal Council, John L. Balderston, and University Appropriation
Collection place:
Rome (modern city), Lazio, Central Italy
Verbatim coll. place:
Rome
Culture or time period:
Late Roman Republic (242-49 BC)
Collector:
John L. Balderston
Materials:
Silver (metal)
Person depicted:
Mercury (Roman deity) and Odysseus (Greek hero)
Inscription:
Reverse legend: C.MAMIL .... LIMEAN
Object type:
archaeology
Function:
7.5 Issued Currency and Associated Containers
Production date:
ca. 82-81 BC
Accession date:
1947 and 1964
Department:
Classical Mediterranean
Dimensions:
linear 20 millimeters
Loans:
S1974-1975 #8: University Art Museum (UC Berkeley) (December 5, 1973–November 19, 1974)
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