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ID number:  BIRBI-R0065
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 Triens
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  217-215BC
Metal:  Bronze
Diameter (cm):  37.0
Weight (g):  43.53
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 2117. bt Spink 1942
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Description:  Obverse: Female head, facing r., wearing a diadem-hair falls in tight rolls onto both shoulders; behind are four dots (oooo) arranged vertically. Reverse: Hercules fighting a centaur-he holds centaur's hair in l. hand and club in r. hand; before the centaur are four dots (oooo) arranged vertically; in exergue, ROMA.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: ROMA.

Bibliography:  RRCI 39/1

Notes:  Semilibral coin.

3 Related People

Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Roman Republic
Roman


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