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ID number:  BIRBI-R0050
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey Colton; Naples Hoard
Maker:  Roman Republic; Rome
Denomination:  Didrachm
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  225-212 BC
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  6.66
Axis (degrees):  90.00
Provenance:  Haines 2512. Spink 1949, ex Naples Hoard.

Description:  Obverse: Laureate, Janiform head of Dioscuri. Border of dots. Reverse: Jupiter in quadriga, facing r.; driven by Victory. Jupiter holds sceptre in l. hand and hurls thunderbolt with r. hand. Incuse on tablet, ROMA. Line border.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: ROMA.

Bibliography:  RRCI 28/3

Notes:  See also RRCI 29/3, 30/1, 31/1, 32/1, 33/1, 34/1, and esp. pp.103-5

4 Related People

Haines, Geoffrey Colton

Roman Republic

Naples Hoard

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