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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2033
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Aurelian; Antioch
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Eurasia: Antioch
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  270-275
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.15
Weight (g):  3.57
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2826. Rev. Sydenham Collection Sale, A. H. Baldwin, 1953.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Aurelian, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Sol, naked but radiate and cloaked, walking facing l., r. hand raised and holding globe in l.; treading on seated captive, at feet.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C AVHELIANVS AVG (Imperator Caesar Aurelian Augustus). Reverse: CONSLR-VAT AVG (Protector of the Emperor). In Exergue: B.

Bibliography:  RIC V 384

Notes:  In accordance with RIC, the B in the exergue of the reverse is a mintmark indicating Antioch.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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