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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1772
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Hostilian; Trebonianus Gallus; Antioch
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Antioch
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  251
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  3.61
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 3071. Presented by Miss Anne Haines, Spink, 1955.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Hostilian, wearing radiate crown, draped, facing r. Reverse: Uberitas, draped, standing facing l., holding purse in r. and cornucopiae in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: C OVΔL OSTIL MES COVLITVS /VC (Gaius Valens Hostilian Messius Quintus, Augustus). In Exergue: IIV (sic. Four). Reverse: VDELLITUS ΛVC (To The Fruitfulness of the Emperor).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 207 var. (Trajan Decius)

Notes:  Coin varies from RIC type 207b as it has IIV in exergue on obverse, rather than IV.

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