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Denarius

Object Number:29-126-763
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Republican Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Rome (Italy)
Maker: Lucius Farsuleius Mensor
Period: Republican Roman Period
Date Made: 75 BC
Early Date: -75
Late Date: -75
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Silver
Iconography:Bust
Libertas
Cap
Roma
Biga
Togate
Inscription Language:Latin
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929
Other Number:Syd. 789 a - Other Number

Description

Bust of Libertas r., draped and wearing diadem; behind, pileus and control mark XXXIII; before, MENSOR upwards; below S·C; bead-and-reel border. Warrior holding spear and reining in biga r. with l hand, with r. hand he assists togate figure into biga; below, scorpion; in exergue L·FARSVLEI; border of dots

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Crawford, Michael. 1974. Roman Republican Coinage.. London. Cambridge University Press. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 392.1aView 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. 403, no. 3307View Objects related to this

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