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Denarius

Object Number:29-126-715C
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Republican Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Rome (Italy)
Maker: Cnaeus Cornelius Lentulus
Date Made: 86 BC
Early Date: -86
Late Date: -86
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Silver
Iconography:Bust
Mars
Victory
Biga
Inscription Language:Latin
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929
Other Number:S. 702 - Other Number

Description

Helmeted bust of Mars (Corinthian helmet) seem from behind, with head turned r., spear over l. shoulder and sword over r.; border of dots. Victory in biga r. holding reins in l. hand and wreath in r.; in exergue, CN·LENTVL

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Crawford, Michael. 1974. Roman Republican Coinage.. London. Cambridge University Press. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 345.1View Objects related to this Type Citation
[Catalogue, Collection] Grueber, H. A. 1910. Coins of the Roman Republic in the British Museum: vol. 1. Aes rude, aes signatum, aes grave, and coinage of Rome from BC 268.. London. The British Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 309, no. 2440ffView Objects related to this

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