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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R0087
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey Colton
Maker:  Roman Republic; Luceria
Denomination:  Semuncia
Place made:  Canossa
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  214-212 BC
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.70
Weight (g):  3.83
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 3653 via Baldwin & Sons 1961
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Mercury, facing right. Reverse: A prow facing right; above, it reads ROMA; below is an ∠.

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

Bibliography:  RRCI 43/6

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

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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