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forgery / coin

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    R.7969

  • Denomination

    • denarius
  • Description

    Silver coin; ancient forgery(obverse) Bust of Cybele right, wearing turreted crown and veil; behind, inscription upwards Border of dots.
    (reverse) Victory in biga right, holding reins in left hand and goad in right hand; below, bird; to left of bird, control-mark; in exergue, inscription. Border of dots.

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  • State

    • Roman Republic
  • Authority

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 102BC
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Weight: 2.72 grammes
    • Die-axis: 12 o'clock
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        reverse
      • Inscription Content

        C·FABI·C·F
      • Inscription Type

        control mark
      • Inscription Position

        reverse
      • Inscription Language

        Latin
      • Inscription Content

        P
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        obverse
      • Inscription Language

        Latin
      • Inscription Content

        [EX·A·PV]
      • Inscription Transliteration

        ex a[rgento] pu[blico]
      • Inscription Comment

        upwards
  • Bibliography

    • RR1 1606, p.224 bibliographic details
    • Ghey, Leins & Crawford 2010 322.1.44 bibliographic details
    • RRC 322/1b (type) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Department

    Coins & Medals

  • Registration number

    R.7969

  • C&M Catalogue number

    • RR1p224.1606
Silver coin; ancient forgery

Obverse & Reverse

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