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Maker/s

Vespasian (69-79) (ruler)

Titus (79-81) struck in the name of (ruler)

Roman Empire (state)

Rome (mint)

Category

coin

Name

denarius (denomination)

Roman Imperial (Series)

Material/s

silver

Dimensions

weight: 3.36 g

Date

79

Provenance

given: The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum 1938-11-07 (Filtered for: Coins and Medals)

Purchased from A.F. Hutchinson, St John's College, 1938; found by "Peasants" near Crossus.

Inscriptions/Marks

  1. design
    Position: reverse
    Description: Venus standing right leaning on cippus with helmet and transverse sceptre
  2. inscription
    Position: reverse
    Description: TR POT VIII COS VII

Production Place

Rome (mint) (place)

Catalogue ref/s

2.45.255
Mattingly, Harold B.
(1923-50) Coins of the Roman empire in the British Museum, vols 1-5 , London?

2.38.205
Mattingly, Harold B.
Sydenham, E.A.
et al.
(1923-94) The Roman Imperial Coinage , London : Spink and Son Ltd.

RI-0628

Accession Number

CM.156-1938 (Coins and Medals)
(Reference Number: 146900; Input Date: 2007-05-30 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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