Roman Republican Coins in the British Museum

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

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Gold coin.

AN624647001001

© The Trustees of the British Museum

Department: Coins & Medals

Registration number: 1844,1008.56

Coins and Medals catalogue number: RR1p27.188

Additional IDs
THO.II.361 (lot number)

Bibliographic reference
RR1 188, p.27
Ghey, Leins & Crawford 2010 44.3.1
RRC 44/3 (type)
PCR 55

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Object types
coin (scope note | all objects)

Denomination
as, 40
Materials
gold (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
Gold coin.
(obverse) Head of Mars, right, bearded, wearing Corinthian helmet; behind, denominational mark. Border of dots.
(reverse) Eagle on thunderbolt, right; below, inscription.

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

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


Dimensions
Weight: 2.23 grammes
Die-axis: 6 o'clock
Diameter: 12.5 millimetres (max)

Subject
symbol (scope note | all objects)
bird (all objects)
classical deity (scope note | all objects)

Associated names
Emblem of Zeus/Jupiter (biographical details | all objects)
Representation of Ares/Mars (biographical details | all objects)


Acquisition date
1844

Acquisition name
Previous owner/ex-collection Thomas (biographical details | all objects)


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