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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R0873
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Augustus; Apronius; Galus; Messalla; Sisenna; Rome
Denomination:  Quadrans
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  5 BC
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.70
Weight (g):  3.11
Axis (degrees):  90.00
Provenance:  Haines 462. W. S. Lincoln, 1921.
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Description:  Obverse: Inscription encircles S. C . Reverse: Inscription encircles bowl-shaped altar.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ΛPRONIVS SISENNΛ.A.A.AF.F. S C (Messalla, Apronius; S.C - translation disputed). Reverse: MESSΛLLA.GΛLVS IIIVIR (Messalla, Galus, Three Men)

Bibliography:  RIC I 2nd ed. 446

Notes:  RIC has ends of inscriptions the wrong way around, it is correct on OCRE.

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Apronius
Roman


Sisenna
Roman


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Augustus
Roman
-63-09-23
14-08-19
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Galus
Roman


Messalla
Roman


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