help to identify the symbols on Papia denarius

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  1. singig

    singig New Member

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  3. spirityoda

    spirityoda Coin Junky Supporter

    cool griffin. I know nothing about this coin.
  4. Alegandron

    Alegandron "ΤΩΙ ΚΡΑΤΙΣΤΩΙ..." ΜΕΓΑΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΣ, June 323 BCE Supporter

    @maridvnvm focuses on this series. He has some very cool variations / devices. Perhaps he can help you out.
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  5. maridvnvm

    maridvnvm Well-Known Member

    The symbols match Babelon #48 which seems to be missing from the Bonanno list for some reason, probably oversight.
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  6. singig

    singig New Member

    Thank you very much!
    Can you please tell me where can I find the Babelon list ? Nothing found on internet... , is this just a book ?
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  8. Carausius

    Carausius Brother, can you spare a sestertius?

    The Babelon list referred to above appears in the Papia Section of Ernest Babelon's two volume work, Description Historique et Chronologique des monnaies de la Republique romaine (1885). There is also a list of symbol pairs in Michael Crawford's, Roman Republican Coinage (1974).
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