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ID number:  BIRBI-R0015
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Roman Republic; Volaterrae
Denomination:  Aes Grave Sextans
Place made:  Volterra
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  230-220 BC
Metal:  Bronze
Diameter (cm):  3.20
Weight (g):  17.84
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2226. bt Spink 1943.

Description:  Obverse: Janiform head with a flat petasus. Reverse: I  O A (upside down gamma) Ǝ (backwards F) around two dots (oo), which mark it as a sextans.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: A circular inscription, in Etruscan, of the letters I (backwards D) O A ˩ Ǝ (backwards F).

Bibliography:  Thurlow 83

Notes:  A border encircles the coin.

3 Related People

Haines, Geoffrey Colton
Roman Republic


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