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Coin type

Coin type: semis
Description: obverse: head of Jupiter, reverse: prow of a ship
Material (main component): bronze
Shape: irregular round
Average diameter: unknown
Average thickness: unknown
Average weight: 18.4 g0.0184 kg <br />0.0406 lb <br />
Workmanship: unknown

Archaeological culture: Roman republican period
Date: 217-197 BC
Date derived from: typology

Number of known pieces: 1
Area of circulation: unknown
Mint / Main site: Arezzo
Coordinates (approx.): 43° 28' 22.80" N, 11° 52' 12.00" E [from site]

Coin legend

Idealised transliteration: areuiz?e? / ??? 
Idealised original script: ??? / ?E s?Z sI sU sE sR sA10 s
Position: front, back
Direction of writing: sinistroverse
Script: unknown
Letter height: 00 cm <br />0 in <br />
Number of letters: 7
Number of words: 0
Number of lines: 0
Inscription type: unknown
Language: unknown
Syntactic analysis: unknown
Meaning: unknown

Alternative sigla: Morandi 2004: 276

Sources: Morandi 2004: 700 & 699 (fig. 31.276) & 809 (pl. XXXII.276)



The coin was found during an excavation before 1890, perhaps in a grave. It is kept in the Museo Archeologico Statale in Arezzo (Morandi 2004: 700).


Gamurrini 1891 Gian Francesco Gamurrini, "Di un Semisse di Roma con Etrusche Iscrizioni", Rivista Italiana di Numismatica 4 (1891).