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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2291
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Numerian; Rome
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  283-284
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  3.34
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1921. Ex Rev. E. A. Sydenham Collection, 1935.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Numerian, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Mercury, naked but wearing hat and cloak, standing facing l., holding purse in r. and caduceus in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP NVMERIHNVS AVG (Imperator Numerian Augustus). Reverse: PIE-TH-S HVGG (Imperial Victory). In Exergue: KHΔ

Bibliography:  RIC V 416

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

3 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Numerian
Roman

284
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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