AR 2½ Asses

Features

Issuer Luca (Etruria)
Ruling authority Anonymous (circa 325-275 BC)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 301 BC - 275 BC
Value 2-½ Asses (2.5)
Currency As (circa 325-275 BC)
Composition Silver
Weight 0.75 g
Diameter 10 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 179599
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References Vecchi-V# 46
Italo Vecchi; 1999. The Coinage of the Rasna / Part V (Band 78). Schweizerische numismatische Rundschau, Switzerland.

Obverse

Hippocamp facing left with value below.

Lettering: CII

Translation: 2-1/2

Reverse

Blank (uniface).

Edge

Smooth.

Comments

These coins were originally attributed to Vetulonia, but have been re-attributed to Luca based on where the majority of the coins were found.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (301 BC - 275 BC) 

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