Quadrans MESSALLA SISENNA A A A F FS C

Features

Issuer Roman Empire (Rome)
Emperor Augustus (27 BC - 14 AD)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 5 BC
Value Quadrans = ¼ As = 1⁄64 Denarius
Currency Denarius, Reform of Augustus (27 BC – AD 215)
Composition Bronze
Weight 2.8 g
Diameter 18 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 247930
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References RIC I# 447,
Harold Mattingly, Edward Allen Sydenham, Carol Humphrey Vivian Sutherland, Robert A. G. Carson; 1984. The Roman Imperial Coinage / Volume 1. Augustus – Vitellius (31 BC–AD 69) (1923 revised edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
OCRE# ric.1(2).aug.447
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (http://numismatics.org/ocre/)

Obverse

Bowl-shaped altar.

Lettering: GALVS APRONIVS IIIVIR

Unabridged legend: Galus, Apronius, Triumviri.

Translation:
Galus, Apronius, Triumviri.
Galus and Apronius, moneyers (Triumviri Monetalis).

Reverse

Legend surrounding S C.

Lettering:
MESSALLA SISENNA A A A F F
S C

Unabridged legend:
Messalla, Sisenna, Auro, Argento, Aere Flando Feriundo.
Senatus Consulto.

Translation:
Messalla, Sisenna, Auro, Argento, Aere, Flando, Feriundo. Senatus Consultum.
Messalla and Sisenna for the casting and striking of gold, silver, and bronze coins. Decree of the senate.

Mint

Rome (ancient), Italy

Comments

Source: Online Coins of the Roman Empire (OCRE)

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