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ID number:  BIRBI-R0012
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 Semis
Place made:  Todi
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  c.235 BC
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.40
Weight (g):  43.71
Axis (degrees):  90.00
Provenance:  Haines 2229. bt Spink 1943.

Description:  Obverse: Sleeping dog with an inscription above it. Reverse: A lyre, with a Ɔ to the left of it.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: A faint inscription above the sleeping dog, in Etruscan or Umbrian, which reads (from right to left) - Ǝ (backwards D) Ǝ Ɨ V Ɨ. Reverse: Ɔ.

Bibliography:  Thurlow 164

Notes:  A border encircles the coin.

3 Related People

Haines, Geoffrey Colton

Roman Republic

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