Coin - Denarius, Ancient Roman Republic, 179-170 BC Numismatics Reg. No: NU 15599

Denarius, Issued by Ancient Roman Republic, 179-170 BC
Minted by Rome
Statement Of Significance:
Crawford lists about 17 issues for the period 179-170 BC and 199-170 BC. Their order of production is still to be established.
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 20 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 3.723 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: 1969 round 10c
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Ancient Roman Republic
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 179-170 BC
Denomination: Denarius
Obverse Description: Helmeted head of Roma facing right; behind, the numeral X
Reverse Description: The Roman moon-goddess Luna (indicated by crescent above her head); driving a fast biga to right; below, prawn; in box below ROMA
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: off-round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Ancient Roman Republic, (179 - 170)
Mint: Rome (Mint), Italy, (179 BC - 170 BC)
References: Crawford 156/1
  1. [Book], Professor Michael Crawford, Roman Republican Coinage, Cambridge University Press, 1974, 223 Pages

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