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v11_0204 - ROMAN REPUBLIC - ANONYMOUS Uncia ou once frappée, bronze Æ 25

ROMAN REPUBLIC - ANONYMOUS Uncia ou once frappée, bronze Æ 25 XF
MONNAIES 11 (2002)
Starting price : 152.45 €
Estimate : 289.65 €
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Type : Uncia ou once frappée, bronze Æ 25
Date: c. 217-211 AC.
Mint name / Town : Rome ou Italie
Metal : bronze
Diameter : 24,5 mm
Orientation dies : 7 h.
Weight : 16,29 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Jolie patine vert olive . Flan épais et large
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête casquée de Rome ou de Minerve à gauche, coiffée du casque attique à cimier et triple aigrette ; derrière la tête, un globule.


Reverse legend : ROMA.
Reverse description : Proue de galère à droite (rostre) ; au-dessous, un globule.


Poids lourd.

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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