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ID number:  BIRBI-R0083
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey Colton
Maker:  Roman Republic; Luceria
Denomination:  Aes Grave Triens
Place made:  Canossa
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  214-212 BC
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.00
Weight (g):  25.28
Axis (degrees):  90.00
Provenance:  Haines 443 via Lincoln & Son 1921

Description:  Obverse: Head of Minerva, facing r., wearing a Corinthian helmet; above are four dots, arranged vertically (oooo); behind is an ∠. Reverse: A prow facing r.; above ROMA; below four dots (oooo).

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ∠ (mint mark). Reverse: ROM[A].

Bibliography:  RRCI 43/3a

Notes:  ∠ type (Bronze Group 1). Struck coin. It is possible the ∠ means Luceria.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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