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forgery / coin

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1877,0712.4

  • Denomination

    • denarius serratus
  • Description

    Silver coin; ancient forgery.(obverse) Laureate head of Jupiter left; behind, control-mark. Border of dots.
    (reverse) Jupiter in quadriga right, holding sceptre and reins in left hand and hurling thunderbolt with right hand; in exergue, inscription. Border of dots.

  • State

    • Roman Republic
  • Authority

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 106BC
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Weight: 3.35 grammes
    • Die-axis: 11 o'clock
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        control mark
      • Inscription Position

        obverse
      • Inscription Content

        O dot to left
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        reverse
      • Inscription Language

        Latin
      • Inscription Content

        L·SCIP·ASIAG
  • Bibliography

    • RR1 1368, p.207 bibliographic details
    • Ghey, Leins & Crawford 2010 311.1.15 bibliographic details
    • RRC 311/1a (type) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1877

  • Department

    Coins & Medals

  • Registration number

    1877,0712.4

  • C&M Catalogue number

    • RR1p207.1368
Silver coin; ancient forgery.

Obverse & Reverse

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