Material: Palombino Marble
Displaying records 1 to 20 of 69 total results.
Date
A.D. 1 - A.D. 300
Obverse
Mould half for 7 circular tokens of 17mm, all with the same design: The Three Graces
Reference
Cesano, L. (1904). Matrici e tessere di piombo nel Museo Nazionale Romano. Notizie degli scavi di Antichità: 11-17, no. 1
Date
A.D. 1 - A.D. 300
Obverse
Mould half with a standing figure.
Reference
Gatti, E. (1926). Notizie di recenti trovamenti di antichità in Roma e nel suburbio. Bullettino della commissione archeologica comunale di Roma 54: 243
Date
A.D. 1 - A.D. 300
Obverse
Mould for tokens of uncertain design. No description is given in the publication.
Reference
NSc. 1877, p. 357
Date
A.D. 1 - A.D. 300
Obverse
IV: Hexagonal shaped mould half for two sets of five tokens of 10mm (circular? - shape not given in the publication) with the letters IV, and all with canals/branches.
Reference
Giornale degli Scavi no. 6 1913 p. 234, NSc. 1913, 299
Date
A.D. 1 - A.D. 300
Obverse
PR: Mould for two types of tokens: 3 circular tokens of 15mm showing a ram standing left and 4 triangular tokens or 9-11mm with the legend PR.
Reference
Ruggiero, E. (1878). Catalogo del Museo Kircheriano. Rome, Salviucci. p. 218 no. 4
Date
A.D. 1 - A.D. 300
Obverse
Mould half for 11 circular tokens of 11mm, all of the same design: horse standing left. A central channel is present as well as branches coming off it; a nail is still present in the upper right corner.
Date
A.D. 1 - A.D. 300
Obverse
Fragment of a mould half; all that remains are the cavities for two circular tokens of 20mm decorated with head of Serapis.
Reference
Spagnoli, E. (2017). Un nucleo di piombi 'monetiformi' da Ostia, Terme dei Cisiarii (II.II.3): problematiche interpretative e quadro di circolazione. Per un contributo di storia economica e di archeologia della produzione tra II e III secolo d.C. Annali dell'Instituto Italiano di Numismatica 63: pl. VI, 6.
Date
A.D. 1 - A.D. 300
Obverse
MVNICIP PAX IVVENT SECVRIT M ACILI FELICIT: A mould half for 9 circular tokens of differing designs. On the right the designs are: Mars, armed standing right holding spear in right hand and shield in left (18mm), Victory advancing right holding wreath and palm (18mm), MVN/ICIP (18mm), PAX (15mm). On the left the types are: IVV/ENT (18mm), SECV/RIT (18mm), M/ACILI (18mm), Victory riding right in a biga holding wreath (18mm) and FELI/CIT. There is a central channel.
Reference
Rostowzew, M. (1903). Tesserarum urbis romae et suburbi. St. Petersburg.
Date
50 B.C. - A.D. 138
Obverse
C: Mould for casting 9 square tokens of c. 5mm in diameter, all engraved with the same legend. There are casting channels and the remains of nails in the top left and lower right corners.
Reference
Pardini, G., M. Piacentini, A. C. Felici, M. L. Santarelli and S. Santucci (2016). Matrici per tessere plumbee dalle pendici nord-orientali del Palatino. Nota preliminare. Le regole del gioco tracce archeologi racconti. Studi in onore di Clementina Panella. A. F. Ferrandes and G. Pardini, Edizioni Quasar: 649-667. (http://zenon.dainst.org/Record/001478955)
Date
A.D. 1 - A.D. 300
Obverse
Mould half for 9 circular tokens of 12.5mm, all of the same design: two cornucopiae on either side of a caduceus. A central casting channel is present as well as the branches coming off it
Reference
Ruggiero, E. (1878). Catalogo del Museo Kircheriano. Rome, p. 317 no. 8
Date
A.D. 1 - A.D. 300
Obverse
Marble mould for 7 oval tokens of 9mm, whose types are too rough to be made out.
Reference
NSc. 1907, 121
Date
A.D. 1 - A.D. 300
Obverse
PR S: Mould half for 7 triangular tokens of 13mm, all of the same design: PR above S. There is a central canal and branches coming off it, the top left corner is broken off and a nail hole is in the lower right corner.
Reference
Cesano, L. (1904). Matrici e tessere di piombo. Bullettino della commissione archeologica comunale di Roma 33: 146-153, no. 2
Date
A.D. 1 - A.D. 300
Obverse
ANTONI: Half a mould for 8 circular tokens of 16-17mm, all of the same design: ANTONI (with ligatures). There is a central casting channel and a nail hole in the lower left corner; the other corner has broken off.
Reference
Cesano, L. (1904). Matrici e tessere di piombo. Bullettino della commissione archeologica comunale di Roma 33: 146-153, p. 209 no. 2
Date
A.D. 1 - A.D. 300
Obverse
Mold half for 9 circular tokens of c. 5mm with the canals for pouring the metal. The design is blank.
Reference
Giornale degli Scavi 1912, no. 5 p. 274, NSc. 1912, p. 437
Date
A.D. 1 - A.D. 300
Obverse
QA PIN ITIRO: Mould half for 10 tokens: 5 circular tokens of 17mm with the design ‘Figure standing left holding sceptre or spear in left hand and branch in right (producing a mirror image), QA PIN ITIRO around’. Only half remains of the fifth token in the top left. Also 4 circular tokens of 10mm (blank) with casting channels and 1 for a circular token of 17mm with dolphin left (producing the mirror image) and casting channel. A hole for a nail is visible on the lower right. Unworked reverse.
Date
A.D. 1 - A.D. 300
Obverse
Half of a palombino marble mould for 11 circular tokens of 11mm (of which three are missing - the lower right corner has broken off), all decorated with the head of Sarapis. A central casting channel and smaller channels coming off it are present; on the upper left corner is a nail hole.
Reference
Giornale degli Scavi no. 8 1915 p. 45
Date
A.D. 1 - A.D. 300
Obverse
Palombino marble mould half for 6 round tokens, with casting funnels. The two circular tokens on the left are of Fortuna, standing left, holding rudder in right hand and cornucopia in left, diameter 21mm. The circular mould at the top and top right is Minerva, standing left, holding sceptre in left hand and resting right on shield (diameter 20mm), the two moulds lower right show Victory standing left, holding wreath in outstreched right hand and palm branch in left (diameter 20mm). The mould appears to have originally been intended for 7 tokens, but the lower right mould was never incised. A nail, originally used to hold this mould to its partner, remains in the lower left corner.
Weight
419.53
Date
A.D. 1 - A.D. 300
Obverse
Mould half for 9 circular tokens of 9mm, all of the same design: a ship with four oars and two people in it. A central casting channel with branches coming off it is present.
Reference
Cesano, L. (1904). Matrici e tessere di piombo nel Museo Nazionale Romano. Notizie degli scavi di Antichità: 11-17, no. 4
Date
A.D. 1 - A.D. 300
Obverse
C: Half of a hexagonal mould for 9 tokens, each inscribed with a C. A central channel and channels coming off the central channel are present, as are two holes in the corners to allow it to be fastened to another mould half. The shape of the tokens is not given, it is presumed they are circular.
Reference
Giornale degli Scavi no. 3 1910 p. 162
Date
A.D. 1 - A.D. 300
Obverse
AF P ; MS A: Mould half for 3 square tokens of c. 12.5x13mm carrying the legend AF above P and 3 tokens in the shape of a tabula ansata with the legend MS above A.
Reference
Giglioli, G. Q. (1913). Due matrici di tessere plumblee. Ausonia. Rivista della società italiana di archeologia e storia dell'arte 7: 3-6.
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