Roman Republican Coins in the British Museum

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

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Silver coin.

AN616693001001

© The Trustees of the British Museum

Department: Coins & Medals

Registration number: 1867,0101.1454

Coins and Medals catalogue number: RR1p16.13

Bibliographic reference
RR1 13, p.16
Ghey, Leins & Crawford 2010 44.7.1
RRC 44/7

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Object types
coin (scope note | all objects)

Denomination
sestertius
Materials
silver (scope note | all objects)
Production place
Minted in Rome (all objects)
(Europe,Italy,Lazio,Rome (province),Rome)
Date
211BC (onwards)
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; in linear frame, inscription. Line border.

Inscriptions
Inscription Type: denominational mark
Inscription Position: obverse
Inscription Content: IIS

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


Dimensions
Weight: 1.04 grammes
Die-axis: 12 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
1867

Acquisition name
Purchased from Louis, Duc de Blacas d'Aulps (biographical details | all objects)
Previous owner/ex-collection Louis, Duc de Blacas d'Aulps (biographical details | all objects)

Acquisition notes
Also has a Christy Collection ticket E V 4.


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