Roman Republican Coins in the British Museum

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

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Silver coin.

AN623843001001

© The Trustees of the British Museum

Department: Coins & Medals

Registration number: R.8853

Coins and Medals catalogue number: RR2p467.23

Bibliographic reference
PCR 210
RR2 23, p.467
Ghey, Leins & Crawford 2010 445.3.1
RRC 445/3b

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Object types
coin (scope note | all objects)

Denomination
denarius
Materials
silver (scope note | all objects)
Production place
Minted in Apollonia Mordiaeum (?) (all objects)
(Asia,Turkey,Pisidia,Apollonia Mordiaeum)
Date
49BC
Period/Culture
Roman Republican (scope note | all objects)
Authority
Moneyer C Claudius Marcellus (biographical details | all objects)
Moneyer L Cornelius Lentulus Crus (biographical details | all objects)
State
Roman Republic


Description
Silver coin.
(obverse) Head of Jupiter right. Border of dots.
(reverse) Artemis of Ephesus facing; on right, inscription; on left, inscription. Border of dots.

Inscriptions
Inscription Type: inscription
Inscription Position: reverse
Inscription Language: Latin
Inscription Content: L·LENTVLVS
Inscription Comment: downwards

Inscription Type: inscription
Inscription Position: reverse
Inscription Language: Latin
Inscription Content: MAR COS
Inscription Comment: upwards


Dimensions
Weight: 4.21 grammes
Die-axis: 11 o'clock


Curator's comments
Mint uncertain - associated with campaigns of Pompey in Apollonia and Asia.


Subject
classical deity (scope note | all objects)

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



Acquisition notes
Ticket marked "Boyne 19B"


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