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.

AN617236001001

© The Trustees of the British Museum

Department: Coins & Medals

Registration number: R.7113

Coins and Medals catalogue number: RR2p206.270

Bibliographic reference
Ghey, Leins & Crawford 2010 100.3.6
RRC 100/3 (type)
RR2 270, p.206

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Object types
coin (scope note | all objects)

Denomination
triens
Materials
copper alloy (scope note | all objects)
Production place
Minted in Canusium (scope note | all objects)
(Europe,Italy,Puglia,Bari (province),Canosa di Puglia,Canusium (city - archaic))
Date
209BC-208BC
Period/Culture
Roman Republican (scope note | all objects)
Authority
Issuer Anonymous (all objects)
State
Roman Republic


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

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

Inscription Type: mark
Inscription Position: obverse, reverse
Inscription Content: CA
Inscription Comment: monogram

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


Dimensions
Weight: 6.86 grammes
Die-axis: 3 o'clock

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

Associated names
Representation of Athena/Minerva (biographical details | all objects)


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