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ID:     721282
Type:     Roman Republican
Issuer:     Quadrigatus Coinage
Date Ruled:     BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Litra?
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 225-212
Weight:     1.01 g
Die Axis:     5 h
Obverse Description:     Janiform head of the Dioscuri
Reverse Legend:     ROMA
Reverse Description:     Horse galloping right
Mint:     Rome
Primary Reference:     Crawford 28/5
Reference2:     RSC 25a
Reference3:     Sydenham, Additions, P. v
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     VF, off-center strike, porous, scratch on obverse, slightly wavy flan
Notes:     Sale: CNG 72, Lot: 1282 The first known of these coins, cited by Crawford, Sydenham, and RSC, is in a museum collection (Milan, S 1520). Others appeared at auction in 1984 (Schweizerische Kreditanstalt 2 [27-28 April 1984], lot 375); The New York Sale II (Baldwin's, M&M Numismatics, Italo Vecchi, 2 December 1999), lot 177; The Tiber Collection (Aureo, 19 December 2000), lot 3; Ars Antiqua 2 (4 October 2001), lot 149; and Numismatica Ars Classica 27 (12 May 2004), lot 206.