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ID number:  BIRBI-R0018
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Roman Republic; Rome
Denomination:  As
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  280-276 BC
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  6.80
Weight (g):  304.18
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 493. bt Spink 1921, ex Weber Collection.
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Description:  Obverse: Janiform head of Dioscuri, with hair tie with a band; above the head, in the centre, is a |. Reverse: Head of Mercury; above the head, in the centre, is a |.

Inscriptions:  No inscriptions.

Bibliography:  RRCI 14/1

Notes:  Both heads are on a slightly raised platform.

3 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Roman Republic
Roman


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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