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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R0066
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:  217-215BC
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.50
Weight (g):  38.37
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 2738 via Baldwin & Sons 1951
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Hercules, facing right, weaing a boar-skin; behind are three dots (ooo) arranged vertically, denoting the coin a quadrans. Reverse: A bull charging right, with a snake below; in exergue, ROMA.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: ROMA.

Bibliography:  RRCI 39/2

Notes:  Semilibral coin. The example in Crawford (RRCI 39/2) has three dots above the bull.

3 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Roman Republic
Roman


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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