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Object Number: 29-126-797
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Republican Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Rome (Italy)
Maker: Marcus Aemilius Scaurus
Publius Plautius Hypsaeus
Period: Republican Roman Period
Date Made: 58 BC
Early Date: -58
Late Date: -58
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Silver
Iconography:Aretas
Camel
Jupiter
Quadriga
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929
Other NumberS. 913 - Other Number

Description

Camel r.; before, kneelng figure, holding reins in l. hand and olive-branch tied with fillet in r. hand; above M·SCAVR AED·CVR; on either side EX S·C; below REX·ARETAS; border of dots. Jupiter in quadriga l. holding reings in l. hand and hurling thunderbolt with r.; below horses, scorpion; above, P·HVPSAE AED·CVR; below, C·HVPSAE·COS PREIVE; on r. CAPTV upwards; border of dots


Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Crawford, Michael. 1974. Roman Republican Coinage. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 422.1bView Objects cited in this Publication

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