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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R0076
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey Colton
Maker:  Roman Republic; Rome
Denomination:  Semuncia
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  215-212 BC
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  6.24
Axis (degrees):  270.00
Provenance:  Haines 452 via Lincoln & Son 1921.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Mercury, facing r., with winged hat. Head of Mercury, chubbier than that of the specimen in Crawford (RRCI 41/11). Reverse: A prow facing right; above it reads ROMA.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: ROMA.

Bibliography:  RRCI 41/11

Notes:  Post-Semilibral; struck coin. A bump on coin's circumference, above Mercury's head.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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