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ID number:  BIRBI-R0095
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey Colton
Maker:  Roman Republic; Rome
Denomination:  Sestertius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  from 211 BC
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.20
Weight (g):  0.94
Axis (degrees):  270.00
Provenance:  Haines 484 via Lincoln & Son 1921.

Description:  Obverse: Helmeted head of Roma, facing right; behind are the symbols: I I S. Border of dots. Reverse: Dioscuri galloping right, holding spears, with a star above their respective heads; in linear frame; below, ROMA. No border.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: ROMA.

Bibliography:  RRCI 44/7

Notes:  The obverse contains the symbols: I I S (denoting the coin two and a half asses). One side of the coin has a jagged edge.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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