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888501
  • Title
    Copper coin, dug up at Lone Pine, 1915, of the reign of the Emperor Aurelianus, A.D. 270-275
  • Call number
    R 29
    Status: On display - The Collectors’ Gallery, Case 2, Shelf 35
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    A.D. 270-275
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    888501
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    1 coin - copper
  • Scope and Content
    Obverse: Bust of Aurelian, laureate, with breastplate, facing right.
    Reverse: LE (year 5) An eagle, facing, with expanded wings, holding laurel in beak to right.
  • Source
    Presented by Sergeant W. F. Adamson
  • Access Conditions

    Access to this pictures collection via appointment only. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian
  • Description source

    Information transferred from pictures card catalogue as part of the eRecords Project, 2009-2010
  • General note

    This copper coin was unearthed at Lone Pine in August 1915, by Sergeant W. F. Adamson, who presented it to the Library. It was struck at Alexandria in the reign of the Roman Emperor Aurelianus, A.D. 270-275.

    Keyword subjects
    Aurelianus, Roman Emperor
    Lone Pine
    Digital order no:Album ID : 1296923
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    The inscription on the coin is in Greek characters
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