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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R0020
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Roman Republic; Metapontum
Denomination:  Didrachm
Place made:  Metaponto
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  280-276 BC
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.80
Weight (g):  6.98
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 424. bt Baldwin & Sons 1921.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of bearded Mars, wearing a Corinthian helmet, facing the l.; behind, oak-spray. Reverse: Horse's head facing r., on a base reading ROMANO; behind, its head is an ear of corn.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: ROMANO.

Bibliography:  RRCI 13/1

3 Related People

Roman Republic
Roman


Metapontum
Roman


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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