Coin: Didrachm of Rome


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Artifact Identification Coin: Didrachm of Rome   (1919.63.0826)
Communication Artifacts : Exchange Media : N/A
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Europe, West, Italy, Basilicata, Lucania, Metaponto
Period/Date Roman Republic, 280-276 BCE
Culture Roman

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Diameter) 1.98 cm
Dimension 2 (Depth) 0.37 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 7.37 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Metal--Silver
Manufacturing Processes N/A
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Crawford, Michael H. Roman Republican Coinage Vol. 1, London: Cambridge University Press, 1974. Crawford, Michael H. Roman Republican Coinage Vol. 2, London: Cambridge University Press, 1974. Hamilton, Charles D. “The Tresviri Monetales and the Republican Cursus Honorum.” Transactions and Proceedings of the American Philological Association, Vol. 100 (1969): 181-199 Howgego, Christopher. Ancient History from Coins, New York, NY: Routledge, 1995. Mattingly, Harold. Roman Coins from the Earliest Times to the fall of the Western Empire. Chicago: Quadrangle Book, 1960. Sear, David R. Roman Coins and their Values, the millennium Edition, Volume One: The Republic and the Twelve Caesars. London: Spink and Son Ltd., 2000. “A Guide to Types.” Accessed on March 04, 2014.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction N/A
Reproduction Information N/A

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