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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2274
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Carus; Carinus; Ticinum
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Lombardy, Pavia
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  282
Metal:  Silver and base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.40
Weight (g):  3.85
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 401. W. S. Lincoln, 1923.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Carinus, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Prince, in military attire, standing facing l., holding ensign in r. and spear in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: M.HVR.CHRINVS.NOB.C (Marcus Aurelius Carinus, Noble Caesar). Reverse: PRINC-IPI IV-VENTVTI (Prince of Youth). In Exergue: VXXI

Bibliography:  RIC V 183 var.

Notes:  Silvered. In accordance with RIC, the VXXI in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Ticinum. As opposed to the RIC type, this coin the figure on the reverse holds an ensign in their r. and a spear in their l.

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