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One of nine modern replicas and fakes of ancient coins:: CM.414-2006

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Current Location: In storage


One of nine modern replicas and fakes of ancient coins:


Moneyer: Aulus Postumius Albinus (After)




Roman Republic, A. POST A.F S.N ALBIN, AR denarius, rev. Rock on which stand altar, bull and figure (as Crawford 372/1), 3.38g.

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 19 mm
Image(width): 19 mm
Weight: 3.38 g

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2006-03-06) by Dr Marcus Phillips & Miss Susan Tyler Smith


Uncertain 1800 CE - 2006 CE Production date: intended 81 BC

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Struck (metalworking)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: A.POST.A.F.S.N.ABIN
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Marginal inscription

Inscription present: Bust of Diana facing right draped with bow and quiver, bucranium above

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Rock with lighted altar upon it, bull to left, togate figure with sprinkler to right

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.414-2006
Primary reference Number: 140763
Othernumber: 0125
RRC: as 372/1
Ordering: RRX-0125
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 May 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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