Semis, Issued by Ancient Roman Republic, struck after 211BC
Minted in Rome
Laureate head of the Roman god Saturn facing right; in field behind, S (for the denomination Semis)
Prow of a Roman war ship facing right; above, S (for the denomination Semis); below, ROMA
The denomination Semis, six uncia or half an As, hence the letter 'S' on obverse and reverse.
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15/3/1976
after 211 BC
Type of item
15.246 g (Weight)
[Book] Crawford, Michael H. 1974. Roman Republican Coinage., 158 Pages
[Catalogue] Pullin, Ruth. 2011. Nature Revealed: Eugene von Guerard.