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v16_0160 - ROMAN REPUBLIC - ANONYMOUS Quadrans anonyme coulé, (GB, Æ 41)

ROMAN REPUBLIC - ANONYMOUS Quadrans anonyme coulé, (GB, Æ 41) VF
MONNAIES 16 (2002)
Starting price : 180.00 €
Estimate : 350.00 €
Realised price : 180.00 €
Number of bids : 1
Maximum bid : 180.00 €
Type : Quadrans anonyme coulé, (GB, Æ 41)
Date: c. 225-217 AC.
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : copper
Diameter : 41 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 68,89 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Usure importante, mais exemplaire parfaitement identifiable avec une jolie patine vert olive foncé
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête imberbe d'Hercule à gauche, coiffée de la léonté ; derrière trois globules.


Reverse legend : ROMA À L'EXERGUE.
Reverse description : Proue de galère (rostre) à droite ; au-dessous trois globules.

Historical background


(225-211 BC)

This period is mainly marked by the beginning of the second Punic war. It begins in 218 BC, after taking Saguntum and the refusal to deliver Hannibal of Carthage to the Romans. Hannibal with fifty thousand men crossed the Pyrenees and the Alps. It overwrites the Roman armies in La Trebia in 218 BC, Lake Trasimeno in 217 BC The Romans are scanned at Cannes 2 August 216 BC Eighty thousand Romans and Consul Paul-Émile get killed. The road to Rome is open, but not Hannibal march on the city and settled in southern Italy. In 212, he took Taranto and rallies cities in southern Italy, while Marcellus takes Syracuse (death of Archimedes). The Romans took Capua in 211 BC.

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