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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R0791
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Augustus; L. Cornelius Balbus
Denomination:  Denarius
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  41 BC
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.75
Weight (g):  3.47
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2708. bt Spink & Son 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: bearded head of C. Octavius r. Reverse: club l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: C·CA[ESAR·III]·VIR·R·P·C (Gaius Cæsar, Triumvir [member of a group of three magistrates], guardian of the Republic). Reverse: BALB[V]S / PRO·PR (Balbus, Proconsul and Prætor)

Bibliography:  RRC 518/1

Notes:  Struck in mint moving with C. Octavius. Scratching over the V on the reverse.

2 Related People

L. Cornelius Balbus
Roman


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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