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Dupondius: CM.3154-2003

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Struck in the name of Nero (AD 54-68) (Ruler)
After Roman Empire (State)
Westair Reproductions Ltd (Issuer)
Birmingham (Origin)

Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 29.2 mm
Image(width): 30.2 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Birmingham

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

1988 CE - 1990 CE

Components of the work

Object composed of zinc alloy

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Laureate head of Nero right with maker's signature at base of truncation, legend around

  • Text: NERO CLAVD CAESAR AVG GER PM TR P IM[ ]
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Roma seated left on cuirass with left hand resting on shield, Victory on extended right hand, maker's signature in field top right, legend either side and in exergue

  • Text: S C / ROMA
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.3154-2003
Primary reference Number: 159181
Rogers: 2803
RIC: cf. 1(2).166.277
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 1 September 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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