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ID number:  BIRBI-R0067
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey Colton
Maker:  Roman Republic; Rome
Denomination:  Aes Grave Sextans
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  217-215 BC
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.10
Weight (g):  24.10
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 740 via Baldwin & Sons 1960
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Description:  Obverse: She-wolf suckling twins (Romulus and Remus); in exergue, two dots (oo), denoting it a sextans. Reverse: An eagle, facing right, holding a flower in its beak; behind are two dots (oo); in front of the eagle reads ROMA.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: ROM[A].

Bibliography:  RRCI 39/3

Notes:  Semilibral coin.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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