AR 5 Asses Bearded male head

Features

Issuer Luca (Etruria)
Ruling authority Anonymous (circa 325-275 BC)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 325 BC - 275 BC
Value 5 Asses
Currency As (circa 325-275 BC)
Composition Silver
Weight 5.45 g
Diameter 18 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 179518
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References Vecchi-V# -,
Italo Vecchi; 1999. The Coinage of the Rasna / Part V (Band 78). Schweizerische numismatische Rundschau, Switzerland.
SNG Fir2# 15
Fiorenzo Catalli; 2007. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum, Italia, Firenze / Part 2. Etruria : Museo Archeologico Nazionale. Numismatica Ars Classica, Florence, Italy.

Obverse

Bearded male head facing right with value in front.

Lettering: C

Translation: 5

Reverse

Blank (uniface).

Edge

Smooth.

Comments

This type seems to only be published in SNG Firenze, and is a reduced-weight version of the male head type.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (325 BC - 275 BC) 

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