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½ Uncia Cantharus series

Features

Country Uncertain Italian mint (Cantharus series)
(Central Italy)
Period Anonymous (circa 301-201 BC)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 301 BC - 201 BC
Value 1/2 Uncia = 1 Semuncia = 1/24 As (1/24)
Currency As (circa 301-201 BC)
Composition Bronze
Weight 12.05 g
Shape Round (Irregular)
Demonetized Yes
References ICC# 263,
Italian Cast Coinage
by Italo Vecchi
(London, 2013)
HN Italy# 350,
Historia Numorum, Italy
by N. K. Rutter
(London, 2001)
Haeberlin# p. 148,
Aes Grave; Das Schwergeld Rom und Mittelitaliens
by E. J. Haeberlin
(Frankfurt, 1910)
Thurlow-Ve# 260,
Italian Cast Coinage
by Bradbury Thurlow & Italo Vecchi
(Dorchester, 1979)
Syd# 83
Aes Grave: a Study of the Cast Coinages of Rome and Central Italy
by Edward A. Sydenham
(London, 1926)

Obverse

Caduceus with letter to left.

Lettering: S

Translation: 1/2

Reverse

Cantharus.

Edge

Smooth.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (301 BC - 201 BC) 

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