Roman Republican Coins in the British Museum

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

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Silver coin.

AN625634001001

© The Trustees of the British Museum

Department: Coins & Medals

Registration number: 2002,0102.410

Bibliographic reference
Ghey, Leins & Crawford 2010 95.1.10
RRC 95/1a (type)

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Object types
coin (scope note | all objects)

Denomination
victoriatus
Materials
silver (scope note | all objects)
Date
211BC-208BC
Period/Culture
Roman Republican (scope note | all objects)
Authority
Issuer Anonymous (all objects)
State
Roman Republic


Description
Silver coin.
(obverse) Laureate head of Jupiter, right. Border of dots.
(reverse) Victory, right, crowning trophy; between, mark; in exergue, inscription. Line border.

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

Inscription Type: mark
Inscription Position: reverse
Inscription Content: VB
Inscription Comment: monogram


Dimensions
Weight: 3 grammes
Die-axis: 8 o'clock


Curator's comments
Mint uncertain.


Subject
allegory/personification (scope note | all objects)
military (scope note | all objects)
classical deity (scope note | all objects)

Associated names
Representation of Nike/Victoria/Victory (biographical details | all objects)
Representation of Zeus/Jupiter (biographical details | all objects)


Acquisition date
2002

Acquisition name
Bequeathed by Charles A Hersh (biographical details | all objects)


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