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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2256
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Carinus; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: France, Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  283-285
Metal:  Silver and base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  3.88
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 1369. A. H. Baldwin, 1931.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Carinus, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Salus, draped and diademed, standing facing r., feeding serpent in arms; D in field, to r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C M HVR CHRINVS AVO (Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Carinus Augustus). Reverse: SALV-S AVGG (Imperial Health). In Exergue: …VG

Bibliography:  RIC V 216

Notes:  Traces of silvering. In accordance with RIC, the [L]VG in the exergue of the reverse and the D in the field of the reverse is a mintmark (officina) indicating Lugdunum.

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