University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-126-849
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Republican Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Sicily
Maker: Sextus Pompey
Period: Republican Roman Period
Date Made: 42-36BC
Early Date: -42
Late Date: -36
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Silver
Iconography:Poseidon
Trophy
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929
Other NumberS. 1347 - Other Number

Description

Head of Neptune r., hair tied with band, with trident over shoulder; around clockwise, MAG·PIVS·IMP·ITER [MAG·P and R off flan]; border of dots. Trophy with trident above and anchor below, prow-stem on l. and aplustre on r., two heads of scylla at base; around clockwise, PRAEF·CLAS·ET·ORAE·MAR IT·EX·S·C (AE monogram) [off flan after OR]; border of dots.


Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Crawford, Michael. 1974. Roman Republican Coinage. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 511.2aView Objects cited in this Publication

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