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.

AN617123001001

© The Trustees of the British Museum

Department: Coins & Medals

Registration number: R.7052

Coins and Medals catalogue number: RR2p200.240

Bibliographic reference
RR2 240, p.200
Ghey, Leins & Crawford 2010 87.3.1
RRC 87/3

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Object types
coin (scope note | all objects)

Denomination
triens
Materials
copper alloy (scope note | all objects)
Production place
Minted in Italy (South East) (all objects)
(Europe,Italy)
Date
211BC-210BC
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; 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: denominational mark
Inscription Position: obverse, reverse
Inscription Content: ●●●●

Inscription Type: mark
Inscription Position: reverse
Inscription Content: V


Dimensions
Weight: 9.83 grammes
Die-axis: 6 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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