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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2297
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Carus; Numerian; Antioch
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Eurasia: Antioch
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  282
Metal:  Silver and base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  3.43
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 3718. Ex Sydenham Collection, A. H. Baldwin, 1961.
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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 r., holding sceptre in l. and receiving Victory on globe in r. from Carus, in military attire, standing facing l., holding sceptre in l.; * and C in field, at top and bottom respectively between the figures.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C M HVR NVMERIANVS NOB C (Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Numerian, Noble Caesar). Reverse: VIHTVS AV-GCG (Imperial Courage). In Exergue: XXI

Bibliography:  RIC V 378

Notes:  Silvered. In accordance with RIC, the XXI in the exergue of the reverse and the * and E in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Antioch.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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