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Denarius: CM.196-2002

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Ruler: Galba (AD 68-69)
State: Roman Empire
Mint: Carthage (Inferred)

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Measurements and weight

Weight: 3.00 g

Place(s) associated

  • Carthage

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2002-01-21) by Kovacs, Frank L.

Dating

Circa 68-10 CE - 69-01-15 CE

Note

This is a new type belonging to a small and historically important group of coins produced in the months following the suppression of the revolt of Clodius Macer in October 68. The exceptional SC below the bust, although previously unknown for Galba, is a feature that occurs on Macer's coinage, strengthening the argument that they come from the same mint, very probably Carthage.

Materials used in production

Silver

Techniques used in production

Struck

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.196-2002
Primary reference Number: 146679
RIC: Cf. 1(2).257.515-21
Ordering: RI-0407
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Audit data

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