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Denarius

Object Number:29-126-659
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Republican Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Rome (Italy)
Maker: Lucius Aurelius Cota
Period: Republican Roman Period
Date Made: 91BC
Early Date: -91
Late Date: -91
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Silver
Iconography:Vulcan
Eagle
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929
Other Number:S. 577 - Other Number

Description

Head of Vulcan r., draped and wearing cap bound with laurel-wreath.; behind, * and pincers; under chin, control-mark c; whole in wreath, border of dots. Eagle stg. r., head l., on top of thunderbolt; in ex., L.COT; whole in laurel wreath, border of dots.

Bibliography:

[Book] Wegner, Jennifer H., and Wegner, Josef W. 2015. The Sphinx That Traveled To Philadelphia.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Press. pg. 239 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 138, 6.47View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Crawford, Michael. 1974. Roman Republican Coinage.. London. Cambridge University Press. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 314.1bView 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: no. 1296ffView Objects related to this

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