Cales in Campania, After 268 BC. AE 20. Roman issue of the First Punic war period.

Ancient Coins - Cales in Campania, After 268 BC. AE 20. Roman issue of the First Punic war period.
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Cales became a Roman colony and the major Roman presence in Campania in about 335 BC, and never left Roman control after that.  Technically, this is a Roman Republican coin, and the city name on the coin is in Latin, struck during the first punic war.

Denomination : AE 20.

Date : after 268 BC.

Size : 18.3 x 19.9 mm.  Weight :  5.90 grams.

Reference : Sear-548. 

Grade : good F to aVF.  Minor porosity.  Glossy very dark green (nearly black) patina.

Obverse : Head of Athena wearing a Corinthian helmet, left.

Reverse : Cock standing right, with a star behind, with CALENO to the right.

Price SKU: vcoin4595
US$ 95.00
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Rates for: 01/17/18

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