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 (aes grave).

AN838026001001

© The Trustees of the British Museum

  • ReverseReverse

Department: Coins & Medals

Registration number: R.12272

Coins and Medals catalogue number: RR1p17.20

Bibliographic reference
RR1 20, p.17
Ghey, Leins & Crawford 2010 41.3.1
RRC 41/3a

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Object types
coin (scope note | all objects)

Denomination
tressis
Materials
copper alloy (scope note | all objects)
Techniques
cast (scope note | all objects)
Production place
Minted in Rome (all objects)
(Europe,Italy,Lazio,Rome (province),Rome)
Date
215BC-212BC
Period/Culture
Roman Republican (scope note | all objects)
Authority
Issuer Anonymous (all objects)
State
Roman Republic


Description
Copper alloy coin (aes grave).
(obverse) Head of Roma wearing Phrygian helmet, right; behind, denominational mark.
(reverse) Prow, left; above, denominational mark.

Inscriptions
Inscription Type: denominational mark
Inscription Position: obverse, reverse
Inscription Content: III
Inscription Comment: three asses


Dimensions
Weight: 274.1 grammes

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

Associated names
Representation of Roma (biographical details | all objects)



Acquisition notes
Previous registration details not known.


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