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35/1 #0107-280 Aes Grave Janus-Prow As

As. 225-217BC. 280grams. Rome mint. Aes Grave. Crawford 035/01 Janus-Prow. Obverse: hd Janus, I. Reverse: prow r, I. Scarce.

Weight 280 grams (very very large). The ship's prow on the reverse was adopted on the coins after Rome's defeat of Carthage in the first Punic war.

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Taken in January 2009