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Roman Republic: CM.508-2005

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Mint: Rome
Moneyer: Caius Marius Capito
State: Rome



Measurements and weight

Image(height): 18 mm
Image(width): 19 mm
Weight: 3.85 g

Place(s) associated

  • Rome

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2005-06-13) by Classical Numismatic Group


Production date: 81 BC

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Struck (metalworking)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: CAPIT
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Marginal inscription
  • Text: C.MARI.C.F
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Exergue

Inscription present: Bust of Ceres facing right draped

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Ploughman with yoke of oxen leftwards

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: XXVII, line

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Issue mark

Inscription present: CXXXVI

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Issue mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.508-2005
Primary reference Number: 140847
Othernumber: 0108
RRC: 378/1c
Ordering: RRX-0108
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Audit data

Created: Monday 14 April 2014 Updated: Monday 14 April 2014 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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