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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R0017
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Roman Republic; Volaterrae
Denomination:  Aes Grave Uncia
Place made:  Volterra
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  230-220 BC
Metal:  Bronze
Diameter (cm):  2.70
Weight (g):  17.91
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2228. bt Spink 1943.
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Description:  Obverse: Janiform head with a pointed petasus. Reverse: In the centre is a club, with one dot on the right side (o), surrounded by the reverse inscription.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: A circular inscription, in Etruscan, of the letters I (backwards D) O A ˩ Ǝ (backwards F).

Bibliography:  Thurlow 91

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Roman Republic
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Volaterrae



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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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