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ID number:  BIRBI-R0088
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey Colton
Maker:  Roman Republic; Rome
Denomination:  60-As Gold Piece
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  from 211 BC
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.40
Weight (g):  3.35
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 3842 via Baldwin & Sons 1962. Purchased out of legacy bequeathed by the late Mrs. M.E. Barnes.

Description:  Obverse: Head of Mars, weaing a Corinthian helmet, facing r.; behind, are the symbols: ↓ X. Border of dots. Reverse: Eagle on a thunderbolt, facing r.; below it reads, ROMA. No border.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: ROMA.

Bibliography:  RRCI 44/2

Notes:  The obverse contains the symbols: ↓ X (denoting the coin as worth sixty asses).

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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