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.

AN617219001001

© The Trustees of the British Museum

Department: Coins & Medals

Registration number: R.7104

Coins and Medals catalogue number: RR2p203.260

Bibliographic reference
RR2 260, p.203
Ghey, Leins & Crawford 2010 99.2.1
RRC 99/2a

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Object types
coin (scope note | all objects)

Denomination
dextans
Materials
copper alloy (scope note | all objects)
Production place
Minted in Luceria (scope note | all objects)
(Europe,Italy,Puglia,Foggia (province),Luceria (Apulia - 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) Head of Ceres, right; behind, mark.
(reverse) Victory in quadriga, right, holding reins in right hand and staff in left hand; below, inscription; in exergue, denominational mark.

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

Inscription Type: denominational mark
Inscription Position: reverse
Inscription Content: S●●●●

Inscription Type: mark
Inscription Script: Oscan
Inscription Position: obverse
Inscription Transliteration: P


Dimensions
Weight: 16.46 grammes
Die-axis: 9 o'clock

Subject
charioteer/chariot (scope note | all objects)
allegory/personification (scope note | all objects)
classical deity (scope note | all objects)

Associated names
Representation of Nike/Victoria/Victory (biographical details | all objects)
Representation of Demeter/Ceres (biographical details | all objects)


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