Roman Republican Coins in the British Museum

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

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Copper alloy coin.

AN620583001001

© The Trustees of the British Museum

Department: Coins & Medals

Registration number: R.8294

Coins and Medals catalogue number: RR1p169.1117

Bibliographic reference
RR1 1117, p.169
Ghey, Leins & Crawford 2010 339.4.10
RRC 339/4d (type)
RRC 350B/3a (var.)

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Object types
coin (scope note | all objects)

Denomination
quadrans
Materials
copper alloy (scope note | all objects)
Production place
Minted in Rome (all objects)
(Europe,Italy,Lazio,Rome (province),Rome)
Date
86BC
Period/Culture
Roman Republican (scope note | all objects)
Authority
Moneyer Anonymous (all objects)
State
Roman Republic


Description
Copper alloy coin.
(obverse) Head of Hercules right, wearing lion's skin; behind, denominational mark.
(reverse) Prow right; before, denominational mark; below, inscription.

Inscriptions
Inscription Type: denominational mark
Inscription Position: obverse and reverse
Inscription Content: ●●●

Inscription Type: inscription
Inscription Position: reverse
Inscription Language: Latin
Inscription Content: ROMA


Dimensions
Weight: 3.89 grammes
Die-axis: 10 o'clock

Subject
boat/ship (scope note | all objects)
classical deity (scope note | all objects)

Associated names
Representation of Herakles/Hercules (biographical details | all objects)


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