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ID:     74000511
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     ETRURIA
City:     Volaterrae
Issuer:     Anonymous
Date Ruled:     Circa 230-220 BC
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Aes Grave Dupondius
Date Struck:     BC Circa 230-220
Weight:     288.90 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Description:     Janiform head wearing pointed petasos
Reverse Legend:     I-I
Reverse Description:     Club flanked by I-I
Mint:     Volaterrae (Etruria)
Primary Reference:     Thurlow-Vecchi 85
Reference2:     Haeberlin pl. 83, 2 (this coin)
Reference3:     HN Italy 109a
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=96924
Grade:     VF, dark green patina, earthen highlights, some light cleaning scratches, scrape on reverse
Notes:     Sale: Triton X, Lot: 511 Choice for issue. From the Peter J. Laux Collection.Although there was a hoard of Aes grave from Volaterrae dispersed by MÜnzen und Medaillen in the early 1970s, apparently there were not many examples of this type, as the number of extant specimens in 1979 (when Thurlow and Vecchi published their work) was only nine.