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Roman, Luceria – 220 BC

Bronze Quincunx

From Ancient Galleries

Obverse: Large five point X with four-spokes, each with peened ends; five pellets and L in fields.
Reverse: Large five point X with four-spokes, each with peened ends; all on a raised disc.

LEGEND
Obv: Five point X with four-spokes (like a wheel) with peened ends; five pellets in field of one quarter, L in field of opposite quarter; all on a raised circular disc. Rev: Five point X with four-spokes (like a wheel) with peened ends; all on a raised circular disc.

 

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The legends, documentation, and attribution for the above Luceria quincunx bronze exhibits are currently in review. Please come back to visit this item again in the next few weeks.

 

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DOCUMENTATION
Value: Quincunx (five-twelfths libra). Metal: Æ Bronze. Weight: 35.05 grams (Quadrantal standard). Mint: Luceria, Apulia. Date: After 220 BC.
Attribution: Thurlow & Vecchi 281 (73 specimens recorded); E. J. Haeberlin, Aes Grave: Das Schwergeld Roms und Mittelitaliens, plate 71, 14-17; ICC 345; N.K. Rutter, Historia Numorum, Italy, 677a.

Legend, Documentation and Attribution

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