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 Mar 1976
after 211 BC
Type of item
25 mm (Outside Diameter), 15.246 g (Weight)
[Book] Crawford, Michael H. 1974. Roman Republican Coinage., 158 Pages
[Catalogue] Pullin, Ruth. 2011. Nature Revealed: Eugene von Guerard.