A copper triens (or tetras) coin from the town of Rhegium, Italy circa 150 BC
Mint: Rhegium

Reference: BMC. Italy p.384 No. 112
Die axis: 07

Obverse Description

Jugate heads of the Dioscuri facing right wearing caps.

Reverse Description

Hermes standing facing left with bird on branch in outstreached right hand. The numeral IIII below the bird and above a tripod. Rests left arm on staff. At side the Greek {REGIN}

Edge Description



Rhegium (or Regium; now Reggio) was founded about 720 BC from Chalsis. It is situated on the 'toe' of Italy opposite Messana.

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