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ID number:  BIRBI-R0057
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Roman Republic; Rome
Denomination:  Aes Grave Sextans
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  217-215BC
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.00
Weight (g):  29.58
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 446. bt Lincoln & Son 1921
BIRBI-R0057.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Mercury, facing right. Above are two dots (oo), denoting the coin a sextans. Reverse: A prow facing right; above, it reads ROMA; below are two dots (oo).

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: ROMA.

Bibliography:  RRCI 38/5

Notes:  Struck; semilibral coin.

3 Related People

Roman Republic
Roman


Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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