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.

AN617682001001

© The Trustees of the British Museum

Department: Coins & Medals

Registration number: 1867,0101.1566

Coins and Medals catalogue number: RR2p218.332

Bibliographic reference
Ghey, Leins & Crawford 2010 182.2.1
RRC 182/2
RR2 332, p.218

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Object types
coin (scope note | all objects)

Denomination
as
Materials
copper alloy (scope note | all objects)
Production place
Minted in Rome (all objects)
(Europe,Italy,Lazio,Rome (province),Rome)
Date
169BC-158BC
Period/Culture
Roman Republican (scope note | all objects)
Authority
Issuer Anonymous (all objects)
State
Roman Republic


Description
Copper alloy coin.
(obverse) Laureate head of Janus; above, denominational mark.
(reverse) Prow right; above, mark; before, denominational mark; below, inscription.

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

Inscription Type: mark
Inscription Position: reverse
Inscription Transliteration: gryphon and hare's head

Inscription Type: denominational mark
Inscription Position: obverse, reverse
Inscription Content: I


Dimensions
Weight: 30.66 grammes
Die-axis: 9 o'clock

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

Associated names
Representation of Janus (biographical details | all objects)


Acquisition date
1867

Acquisition name
Purchased from Louis, Duc de Blacas d'Aulps (biographical details | all objects)
Previous owner/ex-collection Louis, Duc de Blacas d'Aulps (biographical details | all objects)


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