Roman Republican Coins in the British Museum

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

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Silver coin.

AN625711001001

© The Trustees of the British Museum

Department: Coins & Medals

Registration number: 2002,0102.475

Bibliographic reference
Ghey, Leins & Crawford 2010 103.1.2
RRC 103/1b (type)

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Object types
coin (scope note | all objects)

Denomination
victoriatus
Materials
silver (scope note | all objects)
Production place
Minted in Apulia (all objects)
(Europe,Italy,Puglia,Apulia (region - archaic))
Date
211BC-210BC
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; on right, 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: MT
Inscription Comment: monogram


Dimensions
Weight: 2.11 grammes
Die-axis: 4 o'clock

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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