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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R0132
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Maker:  Roman Republic; Sardinia
Denomination:  Sextans
Place made:  Sardinia
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  210 BC
Metal:  Base metal
Weight (g):  4.41
Axis (degrees):  90.00
BIRBI-R0132.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Mercury, facing right; above are two dots (oo). Reverse: Prow, facing right; above, ROMA; before Σ (an M rotated 270 degrees clockwise); below are two dots (oo).

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: ROMA.

Bibliography:  RRCI 64/6b

Notes:  MA type. Probably struck by P. Manlius Vulso (see RRCI pp. 32, 166)

2 Related People

Roman Republic
Roman


Sardinia
Roman;Sardinian;Aragonese;Italian


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