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F2 Roman Republican Anonymous struck bronzes, McCabe group F2, Related to RRC 97 L and RRC 99 P. Irregular Luceria reverses with curved lines. 25 gram As. | by Ahala
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F2 Roman Republican Anonymous struck bronzes, McCabe group F2, Related to RRC 97 L and RRC 99 P. Irregular Luceria reverses with curved lines. 25 gram As.

The issue includes irregular Luceria style reverses, an elevated fighting platform with club, waves at keel level, and curved lines throughout the reverse (e.g. a curved keel, a curved top of fighting platform). This gives the impression of an irregular issue, but the style often matches coins with RRC 99 P mintmark and sometimes with RRC 97 L mintmark.

 

The Anonymous Struck Bronze Coinage of the Roman Republic:

a Provisional Arrangement, Andrew McCabe, 2013, text and images copyright Ahala, Andrew McCabe

 

Group F2 Illustrated coins, and selected other museum or published examples:

First sub-group:

As: 52.63g (RBW-NAC61 lot 410), 24.40g (RR, fig.F2.As.1*), with L mintmark

Semis: 11.90g (RBW-NAC61 lot 423, fig.F2.Sm.1*), with L mintmark

Triens: 6.61g (Paris.A1106 = RRC pl.X,24), 6.21g (BM.99.5.2, fig.F2.Tr.1*), 6.15g (RBW-NAC61 lot 424)

Sextans: 5.86g (RBW-NAC61 lot 425, fig.F2.Sx.1*)

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Taken on February 6, 2013