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Maker(s):

Quintus Caecilius Metellus Pius Scipio Nasica; moneyer
Marcus Eppius; moneyer
Africa; mint
Africa; mint

Category:

coin

Name(s):

Roman Republic; Series
denarius; denomination

Date:

47 B.C. 46 B.C.

Production
Place (legacy):

Africa, mint, place

Technique:

struck

Material:

silver

Dimension(s):

image(height), 17, mm
image(width), 17, mm
weight, 3.69, g
die axis, 340, degrees

Acquisition:

given; 1961; Briscoe, Grace, Lady

Inscription(s):

design; obverse; Head of Africa laureate and wearing elephant's skin; on r., corn ear; below, plough; on far r., Q.METELL; on l. SCIPIO.IMP
design; reverse; Hercules standing facing, with r. hand on hip and resting l. arm on club draped with lion's skin; on r. EPPIVS; on l., LEG.F.C

Alternative
Number(s):

RRC; 461/1
ordering; RR-2732

Accession:

Object Number: CM.264-1961
(Coins and Medals)
(record id: 117135; input: 2004-11-30; modified: 2010-03-29)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/117135



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