R.
(70 words)

[German version]

Abbreviation for Romanus (SPQR), for Roma and in connection with publicus for res ( res publica ); rare abbreviation for the cognomen Rufus. On imperial coins R often stands for restitutor, the 'restorer' (of the empire, the unity of the empire etc.).

Bibliography

A. Calderini, Epigrafia, 1974, 321-323 

H. Cohen, J. C. Egbert, R. Cagnat, Coin-Inscriptions and Epigraphical Abbreviations of Imperial Rome, 1978, 71-74.

Cite this page
Eder, Walter (Berlin), “R.”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 21 August 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1017930>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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