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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1844,0425.467.A

  • Denomination

    • aureus
  • Description

    Gold coin.(obverse) Male head right; before, inscription. Border of dots.
    (reverse) Tetrastyle temple; above, inscription; around, inscription. Border of dots.

  • State

    • Roman Republic
  • Authority

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 41BC
  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Weight: 8.17 grammes
    • Die-axis: 9 o'clock
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        reverse
      • Inscription Language

        Latin
      • Inscription Content

        NEPT
      • Inscription Translation

        Neptune
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        obverse
      • Inscription Language

        Latin
      • Inscription Content

        AHENOBAR
      • Inscription Comment

        upwards
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        reverse
      • Inscription Language

        Latin
      • Inscription Content

        CN·DOMITIVS·L·F·IMP
      • Inscription Comment

        anti-clockwise
  • Curator's comments

    Mint uncertain, moving with Cn. Domitius Ahenobarbus.

    The obverse probably depicts an unidentified ancestor of the moneyer and the reverse a temple to Neptune built or reconstructed by the moneyer.

  • Bibliography

    • PCR 291 bibliographic details
    • Ghey, Leins & Crawford 2010 519.1.1 bibliographic details
    • RRC 519/1 bibliographic details
    • RR2 93, p.487 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1844

  • Acquisition notes

    On ticket Devon.1.R 2. In the register this coin was entered as 1844,0425.467. The entry was later crossed out and given to another coin but the new number of this coin was not recorded so it has been assigned the registration number 1844, 0425.467A.

  • Department

    Coins & Medals

  • Registration number

    1844,0425.467.A

  • Additional IDs

    • DEV.I.160 (lot number)
    • E.VII.B.20
    • R.9323 (formerly allocated)
  • C&M Catalogue number

    • RR2p487.93
Gold aureus of Roman Republic, Eastern mints

Obverse & Reverse

Gold aureus of Roman Republic, Eastern mints

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