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Coin: ar (barbarous imitation)

Museum number:
8-3980
Permalink:
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Accession number:
Acc.50
Object count:
1
Description:
Coin; AR; Imitation of Roman. 1.53 grams, 15 mm. Obverse: Head of Roma right, helm. Reverse: Dioscuri riding right; in exergue, ROMA.
Donor:
Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Gaul (ancient region)
Production place:
Gaul (ancient region)
Culture or time period:
Gallic and Roman Republic
Collector:
Alfred Emerson
Materials:
Silver alloy
Person depicted:
Castor and Pollux (Greek and Roman deities) and Roma (Roman diety)
Object type:
archaeology
Function:
7.5 Issued Currency and Associated Containers and 7.6 Bogus Currency
Production date:
late 3rd century BC
Accession date:
November 12, 1902
Department:
Classical Mediterranean
Dimensions:
linear 15 millimeters and weight 1.53 grams
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