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Sestertius: CM.6.306-1933

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Maker(s)

Vitellius (69) (Ruler)
Roman Empire (State)
Rome (Mint)

Notes

History note: From Baldwin (17 October 1922), 20

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 35 mm
Image(width): 35 mm
Weight: 28.63 g

Place(s) associated

  • Rome

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1933-06) by de Pass, Alfred A.

Dating

Production date: AD 0069

Materials used in production

Copper alloy

Techniques used in production

Struck (metalworking)

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.6.306-1933
Primary reference Number: 84924
BMC: I.377.54
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 4 August 2021 Last processed: Friday 6 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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