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ID:     61-140
Type:     Roman Republican
Issuer:     AR Didrachmae and Half-Didrachmae
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Didrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     214-212 BC
Weight:     6.79 g
Obverse Description:     Laureate, Janiform head of Dioscuri
Reverse Legend:     ROMA in linear frame
Reverse Description:     Jupiter, hurling thunderbolt and holding sceptre in fast quadriga r. driven by Victory
Primary Reference:     Crawford 42/1
Reference2:     Sydenham 66
Reference3:     Historia Numorum Italy -
Photograph Credit:     Numismatica Ars Classica NAC AG
Source:     http://www.arsclassicacoins.com/
Price Sold For:     1200 CHF
Date Sold:     10/5/2011
Notes:     NAC Sale 61, Lot 140. Rare. Attractively toned, insignificant area of weakness on reverse, otherwise extremely fine Privately purchased from J. Kern in December 1998. Even the rare Sicilian corn-ear quadrigati exhibit a variety of styles, as illustrated by the three specimens included here. (RBW Collection)