Roman Republican Coins in the British Museum

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

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Silver coin.

AN617163001001

© The Trustees of the British Museum

Department: Coins & Medals

Registration number: 1934,0518.2

Bibliographic reference
Ghey, Leins & Crawford 2010 94.1.3
RRC 94/1 (type)

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Object types
coin (scope note | all objects)

Denomination
victoriatus
Materials
silver (scope note | all objects)
Production place
Minted in Campania (all objects)
(Europe,Italy,Campania)
Date
211BC-208BC
Period/Culture
Roman Republican (scope note | all objects)
Authority
Issuer Anonymous (all objects)
State
Roman Republic


Description
Silver coin.
(obverse) Laureate head of Jupiter, right; below, mark. Border of dots.
(reverse) Victory, right, crowning trophy; in exergue, inscription. Line border.

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

Inscription Type: mark
Inscription Position: obverse
Inscription Content: N
Inscription Comment: reversed


Dimensions
Weight: 3.43 grammes
Die-axis: 5 o'clock

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

Associated names
Representation of Nike/Victoria/Victory (biographical details | all objects)
Representation of Zeus/Jupiter (biographical details | all objects)


Acquisition date
1934

Acquisition name
Purchased from Dr Philip Lederer (biographical details | all objects)

Acquisition notes
Probably from Marcianese hoard.


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