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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1006
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Vitellius; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 69
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.75
Weight (g):  3.34
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3622. Spink & Son Ltd, 1960
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Vitellius, laureate, r. Reverse: Vesta veiled and draped, seated l. holding a torch in her l. hand and a patera in her oustretched r. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: A VITELLIVS IMP GERMAN (Aulus Vitellius Emperor Germanicus). Reverse: (anticlockwise) VESTA P R QVIRITIVM (Vesta, Quiritine people of Rome).

Bibliography:  RIC I 2nd ed. 60

3 Related People

Lugdunum
Roman


Vitellius
Roman
15
69
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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