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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Copper alloy contorniate, cast (rather than struck), pierced.(obverse) Half-length bust of charioteer standing right, holding whip in right hand; beside him, horse, right; behind, helmet; before, countermark.
    (reverse) Two wrestlers fighting.

  • State

    • Roman Empire
  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 4thC(late)-5thC
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Weight: 17.46 grammes
    • Die-axis: 12 o'clock
  • Inscriptions

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      • Inscription Content

        P E
      • Inscription Comment

  • Bibliography

    • Mittag 1999 216 (cf (reverse)) bibliographic details
    • Alföldi 618.2 bibliographic details
    • Mittag 1999 Kutscher II (cf (obverse)) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Coins & Medals

  • Registration number


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Object reference number: CGR134632

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