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ID number:  BIRBI-R0090
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Roman Republic; Rome
Denomination:  Quinarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  from 211 BC
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.60
Weight (g):  1.59
Axis (degrees):  135.00

Description:  Obverse: Helmeted head of Roma, facing right; behind is the symbol: V. Border of dots. Reverse: Dioscuri galloping right, holding spears, with a star above their respective heads; in linear frame; below, ROMA. Line border.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: R[OMA].

Bibliography:  RRCI 44/6

Notes:  The obverse contains the symbol: V (denoting the coin as worth five asses).

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