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Coin: ar denarius (barbarous imitation)

Museum number:
8-8007
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Alternate number:
8-4475a (previous museum number (recataloged from))
Accession number:
Acc.147
Object count:
1
Description:
Coin: Silver. 1.97 gr. 13 mm. Barbaric (Gallic) Imitation of Roman Republic silver coin (denarius). Obverse: Head of Apollo (?) facing left, hair rendered with tiny crescents, each containing a dot. Reverse: Boar running facing left; above A[N]G.
Donor:
Alfred Emerson and M. Boissé
Collection place:
Gallia Narbonensis (ancient region), Gaul
Production place:
Gallia Narbonensis (ancient region), Gaul and Gaul (ancient region)
Culture or time period:
Roman Republic and Volcae Tectosages (ca. 270-52 BC)
Collector:
Alfred Emerson
Materials:
Silver (metal)
Person depicted:
Apollo (Greek and Roman diety)
Inscription:
ption on coin: A[N]G
Object type:
archaeology
Function:
7.5 Issued Currency and Associated Containers and 7.6 Bogus Currency
Production date:
270-52 BC
Accession date:
1904
Department:
Classical Mediterranean
Dimensions:
diameter 13 millimeters and weight 1.97 grams
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