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ID number:  BIRBI-R0007
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 Quincunx
Place made:  Canossa
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  269-220 BC
Metal:  Bronze
Diameter (cm):  3.30
Weight (g):  39.99
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2244. bt Spink 1943.

Description:  Obverse: Four spoked wheel (see Thurlow 274), or a four pointed cross. Reverse: Same image as obverse, but in the bottom r. corner is the letter, L. In the top l. corner are five dots (ooooo), which mark it as quincunx.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: L.

Bibliography:  Thurlow 274, 281

Notes:  L = Luceria.

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