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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R0002
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Roman Republic; Italy
Denomination:  Aes Signatum
Place made:  Italy
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  280-242 BC
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.70
Weight (g):  58.82
Provenance:  Haines 2252. bt Spink 1943.
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Description:  Obverse: Dolphin, or other of fish-like creature, Reverse: Thunderbolt with one circular dot, o, visible on the left, thus denoting it an uncia (see Crawford 14/3 for comparison).

Inscriptions:  No inscriptions.

Bibliography:  RRCI 1-2, Crawford 1-12

3 Related People

Italy
Roman;Italian


Roman Republic
Roman


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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