Roman Republican Coins in the British Museum

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

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Copper alloy coin.

AN624719001001

© The Trustees of the British Museum

Department: Coins & Medals

Registration number: R.6634

Coins and Medals catalogue number: RR1p25.152

Bibliographic reference
RR1 152, p.25
Ghey, Leins & Crawford 2010 38.7.26
RRC 38/7 (type)

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Object types
coin (scope note | all objects)

Denomination
semuncia
Materials
copper alloy (scope note | all objects)
Production place
Minted in Rome (all objects)
(Europe,Italy,Lazio,Rome (province),Rome)
Date
217BC-215BC
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, wearing winged petasos.
(reverse) Prow, right; above, inscription.

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


Dimensions
Weight: 5.72 grammes
Die-axis: 12 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)


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