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Denarius: CM.6555-2007

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Manius Æmilius Lepidus (Moneyer)
Rome (Mint)


History note: Ex Ritchie W. Post, from the F. Martin Post Collection, bt F.S. Robinson, Albany, NY, viii.1989

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 17.75 mm
Image(width): 19.33 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Rome

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2007-11-19) by The Post Family Trust


-114 - 114 -113

Components of the work

Object: composed of silver Die Axis 135 degrees Weight 3.78 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Laureate diademed bust of Roma right with legend before and issue mark crossed X behind, all in circle of points

  • Text: ROMA
  • Location: Obverse
  • Design

Inscription present: Equestrian statue right on three arches, horseman wreathed and holding spear, legend around and between arches, all in circle of points

  • Text: MN·ÆMILIO // L / E / P
  • Location: Reverse
  • Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.6555-2007
Primary reference Number: 166118
RRC: 291/1
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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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