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Aureus: CM.2899-2003

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Ruler: Domitian (AD 81-96) (Struck in the name of)
Issuer: Westair Reproductions Ltd

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Notes

History note: From the estate of Dr David J. de Sola Rogers (1946-99).

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 19.1 mm
Image(width): 19.8 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2003-11-25) by Withers, Paul

Dating

Uncertain 1988 CE - 1990 CE

Components of the work

Object composed of iron

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Laureate head of Domitian right with maker's signature incuse on neck

  • Text: CAESAR AVG F DOMITIANVS
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Cornucopia dividing legend

  • Text: COS IIII
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.2899-2003
Primary reference Number: 158926
Rogers: 2802
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 15 December 2023 Last processed: Friday 15 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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