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Anonymous AR Didrachm (Quadrigatus) - Janiform head and Jupiter in Quadriga (Crawf. 30/1)
AR Didrachm (Quadrigatus)
Uncertain mint, 225-214 BC
6.57g, 22mm

Obv: Laureate head of youthful Janus or Dioscuri

Rev: Jupiter holding sceptre and brandishing thunderbolt, in quadriga driven to right by Victory; ROMA incuse on raised tablet below.

Crawford 30/1; RSC 23; Sydenham 64b

Roma Numismatics Auction XVI, 498
From a private Swiss collection, outside of Italy prior to January 2011.
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Carausius  [Sep 28, 2018 at 01:30 AM]
Beautiful coin. Note that in your description, ROMA is not in relief in linear frame, rather it is incuse on raised tablet. 30/1 Quadrigati do not have relief legends.
Jay GT4  [Sep 28, 2018 at 02:57 AM]
Beautiful
Canaan  [Sep 28, 2018 at 04:26 AM]
Very nice congrat
Kained but Able  [Sep 28, 2018 at 07:01 AM]
Well spotted, Carausius. Have amended.
Carausius  [Sep 28, 2018 at 08:25 PM]
Perfect!!
Enodia  [Sep 29, 2018 at 05:31 AM]
A beautiful coin!
Simon  [Oct 11, 2018 at 06:50 AM]
Sexy and beautiful.