Roman Republican Coins in the British Museum

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

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Silver coin.

AN617035001001

© The Trustees of the British Museum

Department: Coins & Medals

Registration number: 1937,1004.23

Bibliographic reference
Ghey, Leins & Crawford 2010 72.4.3
RRC 72/4 (type)

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Object types
coin (scope note | all objects)

Denomination
quinarius
Materials
silver (scope note | all objects)
Production place
Minted in Sicily (mint 2) (all objects)
(Europe,Italy,Sicily)
Date
211BC-210BC
Period/Culture
Roman Republican (scope note | all objects)
Authority
Issuer Anonymous (all objects)
State
Roman Republic


Description
Silver coin.
(obverse) Helmeted head of Roma, right; behind, denominational mark. Border of dots.
(reverse) Dioscuri galloping, right; below, mark; in linear frame, inscription. Line border.

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

Inscription Type: denominational mark
Inscription Position: obverse
Inscription Content: V

Inscription Type: mark
Inscription Position: reverse
Inscription Transliteration: corn-ear


Dimensions
Weight: 1.87 grammes
Die-axis: 6 o'clock

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

Associated names
Representation of Roma (biographical details | all objects)
Representation of Dioskouroi/Dioscuri (biographical details | all objects)


Acquisition date
1937

Acquisition name
Donated by Peter Carruthers (biographical details | all objects)


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