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ID number:  BIRBI-R0060
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey Colton
Maker:  Roman Republic; Rome
Denomination:  Aes Grave Sextans
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  217-215 BC
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.00
Weight (g):  26.49
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3648. bt A. H. Baldwin 1961.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Mercury, facing right; below are two dots (oo), denoting the coin a sextans. Border of dots. Reverse: A prow facing right; below are two dots (oo).

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: ROMA.

Bibliography:  RRCI 38/5

Notes:  Struck; semilibral coin.

3 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Roman Republic
Roman


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