Roman Republican Coins in the British Museum

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

Search this Catalogue

Advanced search

coin

Copper alloy coin.

AN616930001001

© The Trustees of the British Museum

Department: Coins & Medals

Registration number: 1968,1004.2

Bibliographic reference
Ghey, Leins & Crawford 2010 60.6.1
RRC 60/6 (type)

Back to search results

Back to catalogue

Object types
coin (scope note | all objects)

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


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

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 Transliteration: caduceus


Dimensions
Weight: 7.89 grammes
Die-axis: 7 o'clock

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

Associated names
Representation of Hermes/Mercury (biographical details | all objects)


Acquisition date
1968

Acquisition name
Purchased from Prof Michael H Crawford (biographical details | all objects)


Noticed a mistake? Have some extra information about this object? Please contact us


To bookmark this page select "Bookmark this page" or "Add to favourites" from the web browser menu.


Loading...