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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R0024
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Roman Republic; Rome
Denomination:  Litra
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  Before 269 BC
Metal:  Bronze
Diameter (cm):  1.70
Weight (g):  4.95
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 429. bt Lincoln & Son 1921.
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Description:  Obverse: Minerva wearing a Corinthian helmet, facing left. A border of dots surround Minerva's head. Reverse: Horse's head, on a base, facing right. To the left of the horse's head reads: ROMAAIO. The head is not surrounded by a border.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: None. Reverse: ROMAAIO to the left of the horse's head.

Bibliography:  RRCI 17/1a

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Roman Republic
Roman


Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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