Ancient Coinage of Umbria, Ariminum



Modern day Rimini. Founded by the Romans in 268 BC at the mouth of the Ariminus river, in an area previously inhabited by Etruscans, Umbrians, Greeks and Gauls.

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BMC 8Ariminum, Umbria, AE21, obol or quarter uncia, 5.53 gr. 268-240 BC. Bearded head of Hephaistos left, wearing laureate pileus / ARIMN, Gallic warrior walking left, holding sword and large oval shield, with boss ending in two long ridges. BMC 8; SNG ANS 101; Campana 7.TextImage
TV 140Ariminum, Umbria. Aes Quadrans ca. 284-270 BC. 85.90 gr, 47.00mm. Head of Gallic warrior right wearing torque / Trident. Three dots to right. TV 140; Vecchi ICC, 231; BMC 1.TextImage
TV 141Ariminum, Umbria. Aes Sextans (2 uncia) ca. 284-270 BC. 45 mm. 64.20 g. Head of Gallic warrior right wearing torque / Dolphin right. Two dots below. TV 141; Vecchi ICC, 232; BMC 2.TextImage
Vecchi 230Ariminum, Umbria. AE58 mm cast quadrunx. 147.53 g. 268-225 BC. Bust of Gaul right, wearing torque. / Sword and scabbard. Four dots (value mark) down left field. Vecchi ICC, 230 (this coin); Rutter HN Italy 3.TextImage
Vecchi 233Ariminum, Umbria. AE cast Uncia. 55.63 g. 268-225 BC. Bust of Gaul right, wearing torque. / Rostrum (ram of galley), dot (value mark) in left field. Vecchi ICC, 233; Rutter HN Italy 6.TextImage
Vecchi 234Ariminum, Umbria. AE27 cast semiuncia. 20.17 g. 268-225 BC. Bust of Gaul right. / Scallop shell. Vecchi ICC, 234; Rutter HN Italy 7.TextImage
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