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Ancient Nomos Art is a museum of galleries exhibiting ancient coins and ancient mint maps. The coin gallery displays the diverse art and history of hand-crafted ancient Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Persian and Medieval coinage. The ancient mints mapping gallery features Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Asia Minor and Medieval mint city regions and territories. Visitor's are welcome to explore, study and enjoy Ancient Nomos Art.

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Roman Republic – 215 BC

Bronze Semuncia

From Ancient Galleries

Roman Republic – 215 BC

Obverse: Draped bust of Mercury facing right, wearing winged petasus.
Reverse: Roman ship prow and the galley above, heading to the right; ROMA above.

Obv: Draped bust of Mercury facing right, wearing winged petasus. Rev: Portion of Roman ship prow and of the galley, heading to the right; ocean waves below, legend ROMA above.



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


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Value: Semuncia (Semilibral weight standard). Metal: AR Silver. Weight: 7.24 grams. Mint: Rome. Date: Circa 217-215 BC.
Attribution: Crawford 38/7; Sydenham 87; BMCRR Rome 129-68; Russo, RBW Collection of Republican Coins 100-2; Alan J. Harlan Collection, CNG Triton IV, 391 (this coin).

Legend, Documentation and Attribution