Roman Republican Coins in the British Museum

E Ghey, I Leins (eds) - descriptions and chronology after MH Crawford

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Department: Coins & Medals

Registration number: 1843,0116.1116

Coins and Medals catalogue number: RR1p385.3143

Bibliographic reference
PCR 146
RR1 3143, p.385
Ghey, Leins & Crawford 2010 377.1.2
RRC 377/1 (type)

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Object types
coin (scope note | all objects)

Denomination
denarius serratus
Materials
silver (scope note | all objects)
Production place
Minted in Rome (all objects)
(Europe,Italy,Lazio,Rome (province),Rome)
Date
81BC
Period/Culture
Roman Republican (scope note | all objects)
Authority
Moneyer L Volumnius Strabo (biographical details | all objects)
State
Roman Republic


Description
Silver coin.
(obverse) Laureate head of Jupiter right; behind, control mark. Border of dots.
(reverse) Europa seated on bull charging left; behind, winged thunderbolt; below, ivy-leaf; in exergue, inscription. Border of dots.

Inscriptions
Inscription Type: control mark
Inscription Position: obverse
Inscription Content: D

Inscription Type: inscription
Inscription Position: reverse
Inscription Language: Latin
Inscription Content: L·VOL·L·F·STRAB
Inscription Comment: VL as monogram, TR and AB ligatured


Dimensions
Weight: 3.85 grammes
Die-axis: 7 o'clock

Subject
mythical figure/creature (all objects)
mammal (all objects)
classical deity (scope note | all objects)

Associated names
Representation of Zeus/Jupiter (biographical details | all objects)
Representation of Europa (biographical details | all objects)


Acquisition date
1843

Acquisition name
Purchased through Sotheby's (30/5/1842) (biographical details | all objects)
Purchased from Dr Nott (biographical details | all objects)


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