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Roman republic, Didrachm
Didrachm struck in Rome, circa 269-266 BC
Obv : diademed head of Hercules right, wearing lion's skin and with club on shoulder
Rev : ROMANO at exergue. She-wolf suckling Remus and Romulus
7.29 gr
Ref : RCV # 24

This silver didrachm is supposed to be the first silver coinage struck under the authority of the roman republic. Mr Crawford found 136 ex of this coin, with 18 different dies for the obverse and 24 for reverse
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Album name:Potator II / Historical Coins
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Date added:Nov 10, 2004
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laney  [Mar 30, 2010 at 11:36 AM]
That's one mean-looking Mama.
Pedja R  [Sep 18, 2011 at 09:29 AM]
I envy you!