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ID:     74000513
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Republican
Issuer:     Quadrigatus Coinage
Date Ruled:     225-212 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Didrachm or Quadrigatus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 225-212
Weight:     6.78 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Description:     Laureate head of Janus, annulets in hair, slightly curved truncation
Reverse Legend:     ROMA
Reverse Description:     ROMA incuse on raised tablet in exergue, Jupiter, holding thunderbolt in right hand and scepter in left, in fast quadriga driven right by Victory
Mint:     Rome
Primary Reference:     Crawford 28/3
Reference2:     RSC 23
Reference3:     Sydenham 64
Reference4:     cf. Kestner 90-95; cf. BMCRR Romano-Campanian 78; Hersh, Quadrigatus -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=96926
Grade:     EF, toned, traces of horn silver, minor hairline flan cracks at 12 and 3 oU+2019clock
Notes:     Sale: Triton X, Lot: 513 Attractive style, high relief. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 55 (13 September 2000), lot 1001; MÜnzen und Medaillen 54 (26 October 1978), lot 15 @ 4400 SFr.; Walter Niggeler Collection (Bank Leu/MÜnzen und Medaillen, 21 October 1966), lot 790.