RRC 269/1 (2061) - UCD Digital Library

RRC 269/1 (2061)

In collection UCD Classical Museum : Roman Republican Coins

Origin information
Rome, Latium (Roman Republic) : C. Caecilius Metellus Caprarius
Date created:
Type of resource
three dimensional object
still image
Physical description
1 coin (Silver) ; Diameter:
18 mm ; Weight:
2.95 g
Axis: 4
Material: Metal (Silver)  
Condition: Worn, corrosion on both obverse and reverse exposing base metal core - conservation recommended
Ancient copy
Mint
Rome, Latium
Other identifier
Card no. 36
Obverse control
Lower r., *
Obverse legend
ROMA
Obverse type
Head of Roma r., wearing winged Phrygian helmet; dotted border.
Reverse legend
C.METELLVS
Reverse type
Jupiter driving biga of elephants l., holding thunderbolt in l. hand, reins in r. hand, crowned by Victory flying r.; dotted border.
Note
Fouree - this silver plated base metal issue may be an official emission or an ancient imitation.
Date of origin
125 BC
Comparanda
Roman Republican Coinage (Crawford 1974) no. 269/1
Genre
Coin   linked data (nomisma)
Subject
Coins, Roman   linked data (lcsh)
Roma (Roman deity)
Rome, Latium   linked data (pleiades)
Denomination
Denarius   nomisma
Location
University College, Dublin. University College, Dublin. Classical Museum. Roman Republican Coins. UCD number 2061 http://dx.doi.org/10.7925/drs1.ucdclm_72
Funding
UCD Seed Funding Award 2012 (to Dr Philip de Souza).
Funding
UCD College of Arts and Celtic Studies Research Project / Initiative Scheme 2013 (to Dr Jo Day).

Record source
Metadata creation date: 2014-04-02 — Record has been transformed into NUDS and MODS XML formats from XML metadata exported from the UCD Classical Museum's collection management database (FilemakerPro XML). Original descriptive metadata created 2013-10-22 by NLW.

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