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½ As Cantharus series

Features

Country Uncertain Italian mint (Cantharus series)
(Central Italy)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 301 BC - 201 BC
Value 1/2 As = 1 Semis (1/2)
Currency As (circa 301-201 BC)
Composition Bronze
Weight 145.82 g
Shape Round (Irregular)
Demonetized Yes
References ICC# 258,
Italian Cast Coinage
by Italo Vecchi
(London, 2013)
HN Italy# 345,
Historia Numorum, Italy
by N. K. Rutter
(London, 2001)
Haeberlin# p. 147,
Aes Grave; Das Schwergeld Rom und Mittelitaliens
by E. J. Haeberlin
(Frankfurt, 1910)
Thurlow-Ve# 255,
Italian Cast Coinage
by Bradbury Thurlow & Italo Vecchi
(Dorchester, 1979)
Syd# 78
Aes Grave: a Study of the Cast Coinages of Rome and Central Italy
by Edward A. Sydenham
(London, 1926)

Obverse

Menrva wearing Corinthian helmet facing left.

Reverse

Cantharus with letter to the right.

Lettering: S

Translation: 1/2

Edge

Smooth.

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

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