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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R0894
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Augustus; Lugdunum
Denomination:  As
Place made:  Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  15-12 BC
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.80
Weight (g):  10.31
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 2290. A. H. Baldwin, 1943.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Augustus, wearing laurel wreath, facing r. Reverse: Front elevation of the Altar of Lyons, decorated with the corona civica between laurels, these being flanked by male figures; to l. and r., Victories on columns facing one another.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CAESAR … NTMAX (Caesar, Head of the College of Priests). Reverse: None. In Exergue: … M ET AVS (To Rome and Augustus).

Bibliography:  RIC I 2nd ed. 230

3 Related People

Augustus
Roman
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14-08-19
Lugdunum
Roman


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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