Object Type: Mould
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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.
Date
A.D. 1 - A.D. 300
Obverse
Mould for tokens of uncertain design. No description is given in the publication.
Reference
Lettere di Visconti 1855-1870. p. 131, 31 January 1866
Date
A.D. 1 - A.D. 300
Obverse
Mould for 9 square tokens all with the same design: Fortuna with rudder and cornucopia.
Reference
NSc. 1877 p. 356
Date
A.D. 1 - A.D. 300
Obverse
Mould for 5 circular tokens of 18.5mm, all of the same design: Mercury standing right holding caduceus in left hand and purse in right
Reference
Ruggiero, E. (1878). Catalogo del Museo Kircheriano. Rome, p. 218 no. 5
Date
A.D. 193 - A.D. 300
Obverse
Fragment of a lunense marble mould half for 8 square tokens, all with the same design: an anthropomorphic figure holding a sceptre (?), with a container (modius?) between the legs (?). Central and branch casting channels.
Reference
Falzone, S. and A. Pellegrino, Eds. (2014). Scavi di Ostia XV: Insula delle Ierodule (c.d. Casa di Lucceia Primitiva: III, IX, 6). Roma, Il Cigno GG Edizioni, p. 364
Date
A.D. 1 - A.D. 300
Obverse
Mold half for 6 circular tokens; dimensions not provided. The type is: Two nude pankratiasts (wrestlers) with raised fists, an amphora between them and leaves blossoming around them.
Reference
NSc. 1909, 410
Date
A.D. 1 - A.D. 300
Obverse
Mould half for 9 circular tesserae of 9mm, without any decoration (blank). Central canal and branches off it.
Reference
NSc. 1913, 132.
Obverse
E: Mould for circular tokens of 15mm, all with the same legend.
Reference
Vaglieri, D. (1907). Ostia. Notizie degli scavi di Antichità 4: 17-19, 121-123.
Date
A.D. 1 - A.D. 300
Obverse
Mould for casting 5 circular tokens showing Fortuna standing left holding cornucopia and rudder. A central casting canal and channels are present, with nails in the top right and lower left corners.
Reference
Frel, Jiří. Antiquities in the J. Paul Getty Museum: A Checklist; Sculpture II: Greek Portraits and Varia (Malibu: J. Paul Getty Museum, November 1979), p. 39, no. V84 (where wrongly cited as 75.AA.111)., Liu, Robert K., and Derek J. Content. "Ancient Jewelry Molds," Ornament. Quarterly of Jewelry and Personal Adornment 4,1 (April 1979), pp. 30-39, p. 38; fig. 23., http://www.getty.edu/art/collection/objects/7280/unknown-maker-mold-for-casting-tokens-roman-2nd-century/
Date
A.D. 1 - A.D. 300
Obverse
CT: Rhomboid-shaped mould for 11 circular tokens, all with the same legend: CT.
Reference
Giornale degli Scavi no. 1 1908 p. 102, NSc. 1908 p. 332
Obverse
Mould for 8 circular tokens all with the same design: a cornucopia within a wreath.
Reference
Giornale degli Scavi 1912 no. 5 p. 151, NSc. 1912 p. 434
Date
A.D. 1 - A.D. 300
Obverse
Mould for 9 circular tokens of 10mm all of the same design: Annona or Ceres standing left with corn-ears in one hand and corncuopia in the other.
Reference
Ruggiero, E. (1878). Catalogo del Museo Kircheriano. Rome, Salviucci. p. 217 no. 1
Date
A.D. 1 - A.D. 300
Obverse
Fragment of a mould half. All that is left is the remnants of the part for one circular token of 20mm decorated with Aequitas holding cornucopia and a pair of scales.
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. 5
Date
A.D. 1 - A.D. 300
Obverse
Mold half for 7 square tokens of 10mmx10mm with the casting channels. The design of the tokens is only roughly sketched/visible.
Reference
Giornale degli Scavi no. 6 1913 p. 274, NSc. 1913, p. 396
Date
50 B.C. - A.D. 68
Obverse
RF: Mould for 9 circular tokens, all with the same legend: RF. The mould has a central canal, but no casting branches off to the individual tokens. There are holes for nails in the top right and lower left 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
A hexagonal mold half for 9 square tokens of lead (8mmx8mm) , which are decorated with three dots with a central canal and two holes to affix it to the other half of the mold.
Reference
NSc, 1909, p. 200
Date
A.D. 1 - A.D. 300
Obverse
X: Half a token mould for 8 circular tokens of 7-12mm, all with the same design: a cross or X. There is a central casting channel with branches coming off it
Reference
Pensabene, P. (2001-2003). Su alcune tessere plumbee di uso commerciale. Scienze dell'antichità. Storia archeologia antropologia. 11: 479-510.
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