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Ancient Nomos Art is a museum of galleries exhibiting ancient coins and ancient mint maps. The coin gallery displays the diverse art and history of hand-crafted ancient Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Persian and Medieval coinage. The ancient mints mapping gallery features Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Asia Minor and Medieval mint city regions and territories. Visitor's are welcome to explore, study and enjoy Ancient Nomos Art.

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Roman, Republic – 81 BC

A. Post. Albinus

From Ancient Galleries

Obverse: Veiled head of Hispania facing right with wind-blown hair flowing forward.
Reverse: Togate Consul standing with raised right hand between legionary eagle and fasces.

LEGEND
Obv: Veiled head of Hispania facing right with wind-blown and disheveled hair flowing forward; legend HISPAN behind and downwards in field; beaded border of dots. Rev: Togate Consul figure with right hand raised, standing between legionary eagle with wings raised to the left and fasces with a bound ax to the right. The legend; A • POST • A • F • S • N • ALBIN in fields between and in exergue; beaded border of dots.

 

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The historical information for the above Roman Republican silver denarius exhibits are currently in review. Please come back to visit this item again in the next few weeks.

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DOCUMENTATION
Value: Denarius. Metal: AR Silver. Weight: 4.03 grams. Mint: Rome. Date: 81 BC.
Attribution: Crawford 372/2; Sydenham 74; RBW 1393; RSC Babelon Postumia 8; Elvira Clain Stefanelli Collection, Smithsonian National Numismatics Curator, NAC 100, 274.

Legend, Documentation and Attribution

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