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ID number:  BIRBI-R0013
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Roman Republic; Tuder
Denomination:  Aes Grave Quadrans
Place made:  Todi
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  c.235 BC
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.70
Weight (g):  18.33
Axis (degrees):  90.00
Provenance:  Haines 2230. bt Spink 1943.

Description:  Obverse: A frog. Reverse: An anchor with the letters VT to the left, and three dots (ooo) arranged in a triangle, to the right. The three dots mark the coin as a quadrans.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: The letters VT (Etruscan or Umbrian).

Bibliography:  Thurlow 160, 166

Notes:  A border encircles the coin.

3 Related People

Haines, Geoffrey Colton
Roman Republic


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