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Ancient Forgery of Imperial (?) Antoninianus

3rd century

5/8 in. (diameter) x 1/16 in. (1.6 cm x 0.1 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: C.1524
Classification: Exchange Media; Coins
Culture/Nationality: Roman
Collection: C. Densmore Curtis Collection

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  • billon - An alloy of silver mixed with an equal or greater amount of a base metal, usually copper. Alloy of gold or silver with a majority admixture of base metal, often copper or tin.
  • Gods and Goddesses - Added June 2010 by M. Weldon

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  • Owner Name: Clarissa Compton Dryden, Class of 1932, MA 1935
    Role: Donor
    Place: Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA
    Acquisition Method: Inherited
    Disposal Method: Donation
    Ownership Start Date: 1925
    Ownership End Date: 1983
    Remarks: A relative of archaeologist, Charles Densmore Curtis (1875-1925), Dryden presented the Ella Riegel Museum with items she inherited from his collection of Greek, Roman, and Etruscan artifacts throughout the 1950s-1980s

  • Owner Name: Charles Densmore Curtis (1875-1925)
    Role: Collector
    Disposal Method: Bequest
    Ownership Start Date: LIkely ca. 1900 or later
    Ownership End Date: 1925

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