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Coin: lead as

Museum number:
8-7459
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Accession number:
Acc.892
Object count:
1
Description:
Coin; lead(?); aes grave; as. 13.61 grams. 27.0-26.6 mm. Good condition. Obverse: Laureate head of Augustus, facing right. Inscription: DIVI.F AVGVSTVS [dot under A and one under first V of AVGVSTVS]. Reverse: Bull marching to right on ground line. Inscription: Below, [MA]NFESTO [dot under N]; Before, II VIR; Above, E BACCIO [dot under E]; Behind: C.V.I.C E[L] [dots under all letters except L].
Donor:
University of California Library
Collection place:
Celsa (ancient place), Hispania Citerior
Production place:
Sub Mint L, Celsa
Culture or time period:
Iberian (600 BC- 41 AD)
Collector:
unknown
Materials:
Lead (metal)
Person depicted:
Augustus (Emperor of Rome)
Inscription:
Reverse legend: Before: II VIR, Reverse legend: Behind: C.V.I.C E[L], Obverse legend: DIVI. F AVGVSTVS, Reverse legend: Above: E BACCIO, and Reverse legend: Below: [MA]NFESTO
Object type:
archaeology
Function:
7.5 Issued Currency and Associated Containers
Production date:
29 BC-14 AD
Accession date:
1946
Department:
Classical Mediterranean
Dimensions:
linear 27 millimeters and weight 13.61 grams
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