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Aureus: CM.298-1993

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Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Vespasian (AD 69-79)
Ruler: Titus (AD 79-81) (Struck in the name of)
State: Roman Empire
Mint: Aelia (Inferred)




History note: Van der Dussen sale 19, lot 148.

Measurements and weight

Weight: 7.31 g

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1993-06-07) by A.G. van der Dussen b.v.


Production date: uncertain AD 69 : undated

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.298-1993
Primary reference Number: 146947
BMC: 2.110.524
RIC: 2.59.372
RPC: 1911
Ordering: RI-0675
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 15 December 2023 Last processed: Friday 15 December 2023

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

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