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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2285
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Carus; Numerian; Rome
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  282
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  4.74
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1917. Ex Rev. E. A. Sydenham Collection, 1935.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Numerian, wearing radiate crown and short beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Prince, in military attire, standing facing l., holding globe in r. and sceptre in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: M AVR VVMERIANVS C (Marcus Aurelius Numerian Caesar). Reverse: P-RINCIPI IVVENT (Prince of Youth). In Exergue: UHΓ

Bibliography:  RIC V 363

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

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Numerian
Roman

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283
Rome
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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