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Cr. 42/4 "Grain ear"/"Corn ear" uncia, sicily, 214-212 BC

42.4.combined.png Cf. Cr 56/3 Æ Semis, overstruck, after 211 BCThumbnailsCr. 41/6e anonymous post-semilibral semis, 215-212 BCCf. Cr 56/3 Æ Semis, overstruck, after 211 BCThumbnailsCr. 41/6e anonymous post-semilibral semis, 215-212 BCCf. Cr 56/3 Æ Semis, overstruck, after 211 BCThumbnailsCr. 41/6e anonymous post-semilibral semis, 215-212 BCCf. Cr 56/3 Æ Semis, overstruck, after 211 BCThumbnailsCr. 41/6e anonymous post-semilibral semis, 215-212 BCCf. Cr 56/3 Æ Semis, overstruck, after 211 BCThumbnailsCr. 41/6e anonymous post-semilibral semis, 215-212 BCCf. Cr 56/3 Æ Semis, overstruck, after 211 BCThumbnailsCr. 41/6e anonymous post-semilibral semis, 215-212 BCCf. Cr 56/3 Æ Semis, overstruck, after 211 BCThumbnailsCr. 41/6e anonymous post-semilibral semis, 215-212 BC

Roman Republic Æ Uncia(21.0 mm, 6.43 g, 11 h). Anonymous, first "grain ear"/"corn ear" series. 214-212 B.C. Sicilian mint. Helmeted head of Mars right; pellet behind / ROMA, Prow of galley right; ROMA and grain ear above, pellet below. Crawford 42/4; Sydenham -; Russo RBW 144.

A common but historically interesting type struck on Sicily during the period of the Siege of Syracuse.

Ex Agora 42 lot 112, October 5, 2016

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