University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-126-780
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Republican Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Rome (Italy)
Maker: Marcus Plaestorius Marci Filius Cestianus
Period: Republican Roman Period
Date Made: 68 BC
Early Date: -68
Late Date: -68
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Silver
Iconography:Vacuna
Helmet
Eagle
Thunderbolt
Head
Inscription Language:Latin
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929
Other Number:S. 809 - Other Number

Description

Bust r., draped and with attributes of Isis, Minerva, Apollo, Diana and Victory [formerly known as Vacuna]; before, cornucopiaw; behind CESTIANVS downwards; before, S·C downwards' bead and reel border. Eagle on thunderbolt; around counter-clockwise, M·PLAETORIVS·M·F·AED·CVR·EX·S·C; bead and reel border.


Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Crawford, Michael. 1974. Roman Republican Coinage.. London. Cambridge University Press. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 409.1View 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. 442, no. 3596ffView Objects related to this

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