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A SCHOOL DICTIONARY OF GREEK AND ROMAN ANTIQUITIES - Page 40
by WILLIAM SMITH, LL.D. - 1851
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The History of the Works of the Learned ..., Volume 8

Bibliography - 1740
...Species in proportion. Moft ot the *' s/ffes of the Weight of one Ounce had the double ** Head of zjanui on one Side, and the Prow of •' a Ship on the other. ** It was not till the 485^ Year of-'R6me, that * :Silver Money was firft coined there, which they...
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An Essay on Medals: Or, An Introduction to the Knowledge of ..., Volume 1

John Pinkerton - Medals - 1808 - 376 pages
...Tullus seems to have been' confined to the as, aes, or piece of brass, only ; which was stamped with the two-faced head of Janus on one side, and the prow of a ship on the other; the latter symbol always attending Janus, because he arrived in Italy by sea. It is probable however...
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An Essay on Medals: Or, An Introduction to the Knowledge of ..., Volume 1

John Pinkerton - Numismatics - 1808 - 376 pages
...two-faced head Italiae: prs?figitur Dissertatio de hujusmodi numis a Carolo Combe, SAS, 1772, folio MS. of Janus on one side, and the prow of a ship on the other; the latter symbol always attending Janus, because he arrived in Italy by sea. It is probable however...
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The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London from Their ...

Royal Society (Great Britain), Charles Hutton, Richard Pearson - Philosophical transaction (Royal Society (Great Britain)) - 1809
...the pound, by which they gained 5 parts, and paid their debts. The stamp of the as was a double-faced Janus on one side, and the prow of a ship on the other: on the triens and quadrans a boat. Aitet VOL. LXIiJ PHILOSOPHICAL TRANSACTIONS. !K)7 this, when they...
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Proceedings of the Numismatic Society

Royal Numismatic Society (Great Britain) - Numismatics - 1837
...Alexandria to enforce their orders. About the same time, a coin of Licinius Crassus presents a crocodile on one side, and the prow of a ship on the other, which must be understood to mean, that he beat the Egyptian fleet in the mouth of the Nile — a meaning...
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Proceedings of the Numismatic Society

Royal Numismatic Society, Royal Numismatic Society (Great Britain) - Numismatics - 1837 - 397 pages
...Alexandria to enforce their orders. About the same time, a coin of Licinius Grassus presents a crocodile on one side, and the prow of a ship on the other, which must be understood to mean, that he beat the Egyptian fleet in the mouth of the Nile — a meaning...
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The History of Egypt Under the Ptolemies

Samuel Sharpe - Egypt - 1838 - 220 pages
...of sovereignty ; and on a coin of Licinius Crassus, who was consul the next year, we see a crocodile on one side and the prow of a ship on the other, which must be understood to mean that he had beaten B. c. 65. the Egyptian fleet at the mouth of the...
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A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities

William Smith, Charles Anthon - Classical antiquities - 1843 - 1116 pages
...animal (a bull, ram, boar, or sow). The next and most common form is that described by Pliny,' as having the twofaced head of Janus on one side, and the prow...expression used by Roman boys in tossing up, capita out navim'). The annexed specimen, from the British Museum, weighs 4000 grains : the length of the...
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A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities

Sir William Smith, Charles Anthon - Classical dictionaries - 1843 - 1116 pages
...animal (a bull, ram, hoar, or sow). The next and most common form is that described by Pliny,1 as having the twofaced head of Janus on one side, and the prow of a ghip on the other (whence the expression used by Roman boys in tossing up, capita aut narim'). The...
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History of Rome, for young persons, Volume 1

Elizabeth Caroline Gray - 1847
...weight, from the very beginning; but Servius introduced the As, stamped with the Etruscan figures of the head of Janus on one side, and the prow of a ship on the reverse. The other divisions of the As had different heads, specimens of which may be seen in the British...
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