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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R0069
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 Uncia
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  217-215 BC
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.50
Weight (g):  14.44
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2294 via Spink 1943
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Sol, facing outwards, draped; on the left is one dot (o), denoting the coin an uncia. Reverse: Crescent; above, one dot (o), and above the dot are two stars; below it reads ROMA.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: [RO]MA.

Bibliography:  RRCI 39/4

Notes:  Semilibral coin.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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1899
1981-09-14
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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