AR 5 Asses Turms series III: facing right; blank


Issuer Populonia (Etruria)
Ruling authority Anonymous (circa 550-101 BC)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 301 BC - 206 BC
Value 5 Asses
Currency As (circa 475-201 BC)
Composition Silver
Weight 1.80 g
Diameter 12 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 152106
Numista type number (
References Vecchi-III# 32,
Italo Vecchi; 1992. The Coinage of the Rasna / Part III : A Study in Etruscan Numismatics (Band 71). Schweizerische numismatische Rundschau, Switzerland.
HN Italy# 161,
N. Keith Rutter, Andrew Burnett; 2001. Historia numorum : Italy. British Museum Press, London, United Kingdom.
EC 1# 84,
Italo Vecchi; 2012. Etruscan Coinage / Part 1. A corpus of the struck coinage of the Rasna, together with an historical and economic commentary on the issues (gold, silver and bronze) from the mints of Cosa, Luca, Pisae, Populonia, uncertain cenral Etruria, Vetulonia, Volsinii, Vulci, and unidentified mints, from 5th to 3rd centuries BC. Edizioni Ennerre, Milan, Italy.
SambonArt# 93,
Arthur Sambon; 1903. Les monnaies antiques de l’Italie. Bur. du Musée, Paris, France.
SNG ANS 1# 30
Joan E. Fischer; 1969. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum / Part 1. Etruria-Calabria : The Collection of the American Numismatic Society. American Numismatic Society, New York, United States.


Turms wearing winged petasos facing right with value behind.

Lettering: V

Translation: 5


Blank (uniface).




There has been much controversy on dating Populonian coins, and as such, the date ranges my vary per source.

The third Turms series was struck using Populonia's fourth silver standard, which is equal to the third silver standard except with the weights of all denomination being halved.

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