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½ As Value series


Country Volaterrae
Period Anonymous (circa 230-220 BC)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 230 BC - 220 BC
Value 1/2 As = 1 Semis (1/2)
Currency As (circa 230-220 BC)
Composition Bronze
Weight 89.80 g
Diameter 48 mm
Shape Round (Irregular)
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References ICC# 130,
Italian Cast Coinage
by Italo Vecchi
(London, 2013)
HN Italy# 108c,
Historia Numorum, Italy
by N. K. Rutter
(London, 2001)
Catalli# 72c,
Monete Etrusche (2nd edition)
by Fiorenzo Catalli
(Rome, 1998)
Haeberlin# p. 243,
Aes Grave; Das Schwergeld Rom und Mittelitaliens
by E. J. Haeberlin
(Frankfurt, 1910)
SNG Fire# 895
Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum: Etruria - Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Firenze
by Various authors
(Italy, Florence, 2007)


Janiform head of Culsan wearing petasos.


Value surrounded by legend.





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