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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R0085
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey Colton
Maker:  Roman Republic; Luceria
Denomination:  Aes Grave Sextans
Place made:  Canossa
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  214-212 BC
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  11.34
Axis (degrees):  90.00
Provenance:  Haines 449 via Baldwin & Sons 1921
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Mercury facing r.; above are two dots, arranged vertically (oo). Border of dots. Reverse: Prow facing r.; above it reads ROMA; below, o∠o.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: ROMA; ∠ (mint mark).

Bibliography:  RRCI 43/4

Notes:  ∠ type (Bronze Group 1). Struck coin. It is possible the ∠ means Luceria.

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Roman Republic
Roman


Luceria



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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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