Roman Republican Coins in the British Museum

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

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Gold coin.

AN767510001001

© The Trustees of the British Museum

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Department: Coins & Medals

Registration number: 1896,0608.3

Coins and Medals catalogue number: RR2p521.173

Bibliographic reference
RR2 173, p.521
Ghey, Leins & Crawford 2010 541.1.1
RRC 541/1

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Object types
coin (scope note | all objects)

Denomination
aureus
Materials
gold (scope note | all objects)
Date
34BC
Period/Culture
Roman Republican (scope note | all objects)
Authority
Moneyer Mark Antony (biographical details | all objects)
State
Roman Republic


Description
Gold coin.
(obverse) Head of M. Antonius right; around, inscription. Border of dots.
(reverse) Head of M. Antonius junior right; around, inscription. Border of dots.

Inscriptions
Inscription Type: inscription
Inscription Position: obverse
Inscription Language: Latin
Inscription Content: M·ANTONI·M·F·M·N·AVG·IMP·TERT
Inscription Comment: clockwise

Inscription Type: inscription
Inscription Position: reverse
Inscription Language: Latin
Inscription Content: COS·ITER·ΔESIGN·TERT·III·VIR·R·P·C
Inscription Comment: clockwise


Dimensions
Weight: 7.39 grammes
Diameter: 18 millimetres
Die-axis: 6 o'clock


Curator's comments
Mint uncertain, moving with Mark Antony.


Subject
politician/statesman (scope note | all objects)

Associated names
Named in inscription & portrayed Mark Antony (biographical details | all objects)
Portrait of Marcus Antonius (biographical details | all objects)


Acquisition date
1896

Acquisition name
Purchased from Rollin & Feuardent (biographical details | all objects)
Previous owner/ex-collection Hyman Montagu (biographical details | all objects)

Acquisition notes
Montagu (65) on ticket.


Exhibition History
Exhibited:
2012/13 30 Nov-7 April, Bonn, Kunst-und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Treasures of the World's Cultures
2012 Mar onwards, Abu Dhabi, ZNM, Treasures
2009 11 Dec-2010 10 May, Madrid, Canal de Isabel II, Treasures of the World's Cultures
2009 1 May-20 Sep, Victoria, Royal BC Museum, Treasures of the World's Cultures
2007 14 Sep-2 Dec, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Treasures of the World's Cultures
2007 3 Feb-27 May, Taipei, National Palace Museum, Treasures of the World's Cultures
2006 18 Mar-4 Jun, Beijing, Capital Museum, Treasures of the World's Cultures
2005 27 Oct-2006 31 Jan, Haengso Museum, Keimyung University, Daegu, Treasures of the World's Cultures
2005 25 Jul-8 Oct, Busan Museum, Treasures of the World's Cultures
2005 11 Apr-10 Jul, Seoul Arts Centre, Treasures of the World's Cultures
2004 26 Jun-29 Aug, Niigata Bandaijima Art Museum, Treasures of the World's Cultures
2004 10 Apr-13 Jun, Fukuoka Art Museum, Treasures of the World's Cultures
2004 17 Jan-28 Mar, Kobe City Museum, Treasures of the World's Cultures
2003 18 Oct-14 Dec, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Treasures of the World's Cultures


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