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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R0008
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Roman Republic; Luceria
Denomination:  Aes Grave Triens
Place made:  Canossa
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  269-220 BC
Metal:  Bronze
Diameter (cm):  2.70
Weight (g):  27.65
Axis (degrees):  270.00
Provenance:  Haines 2245. bt Spink 1943.
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Description:  Obverse: A thunderbolt. Reverse: A club (possibly Hercules' club). Above it the letter, L. Below it four dots (oooo), which mark it as a triens/quatrunx.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: L.

Bibliography:  Thurlow 275, 282

Notes:  L = Luceria.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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