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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2271
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Carinus; Rome
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  283-285
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  3.59
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 3144. A. H. Baldwin, 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Carinus, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Mars, in military attire and helmeted, walking facing r., holding spear in r. and shield in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C M AVR CHRINVS P F AVG (Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Carinus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: VIRTV-S HVCC (Imperial Courage). In Exergue: KHG

Bibliography:  RIC V 270

Notes:  In accordance with RIC, the K[A][E] in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Rome.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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