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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R0078
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Roman Republic; Rome
Denomination:  Semuncia
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  215-212 BC
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  7.19
Axis (degrees):  315.00
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Mercury, facing r., with winged hat. Head of Mercury, has a wider brimmed hat 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.

2 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Roman Republic
Roman


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