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Roman Republic: CM.RR.748-R

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Moneyer: Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus (After)
Mint: Sicily (After)




History note: No provenance.

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 18 mm
Image(width): 17 mm
Weight: 2.57 g

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown (2007-01-15)


Intended -42 - Intended -40 Uncertain 1800 - 1908

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Inscription or legends present

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Marginal inscription
  • Text: [CL]AS ET OR[Æ]
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Exergue

Inscription present: Head of Pompey facing right with jug behind and lituus before

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Neptune, wearing diadem, standing left with cloak and aplustre, placing right foot on prow, one of Catanaean brothers on either side bearing his father on shoulders

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.RR.748-R
Primary reference Number: 140893
Othernumber: 0129
RRC: cf. 511/3a
Ordering: RRX-0129
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Friday 7 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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