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ID number:  BIRBI-R0003
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Roman Republic; Hatria
Denomination:  Aes Grave Quadrans
Place made:  Atri
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  289-269BC
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  4.30
Weight (g):  101.94
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2247. bt Spink 1943.
BIRBI-R0003.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Dolphin on l., on its back. Reverse: Dolphin or flat fish on l., depicted as if looking from above. Above the dolphin, to the r., are three dots, ooo, thus denoting it as a quadrans/teruncius.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: HAT. Reverse: None.

Bibliography:  Thurlow 184

Notes:  HAT = Hatria (the mint).

3 Related People

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


Hatria
Roman


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