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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R0073
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 Quadrans
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  215-212 BC
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.70
Weight (g):  14.16
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2785 via Baldwin & Sons 1951. Ex Nordheim Collection; Rev Sydenham Collection Sale.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Hercules, facing r., wearing a lion skin; behind are three dots, arranged vertically (ooo), denoting the coin a quadrans. Reverse: A prow facing r., below are three dots (ooo), and above reads ROMA.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: ROMA.

Bibliography:  RRCI 41/8b

Notes:  Post-Semilibral; struck 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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