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ID number:  BIRBI-R0035
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Roman Republic; Rome
Denomination:  Litra
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  241-235 BC
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.60
Weight (g):  3.08
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2150. bt Baldwin & Sons 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: Helmeted head of beardless Mars (Corinthian helmet) facing r. Border of dots. Reverse: Horse's head facing r.; behind it, a sickle; below the head reads ROMA. Line border.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: ROMA.

Bibliography:  RRCI 25/3

Notes:  Value (Litra) determined by weight, see RRCI 25/3.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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