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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2034
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):  2.25
Weight (g):  3.40
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1495. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
BIRBI-R2034.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Aurelian, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Emperor, in military attire, standing facing l., holding sceptre in l. and receiving wreath in r. from woman, draped, standing facing r., holding wreath aloft; T in field, to bottom.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C AVRELIANVS AVG (Imperator Caesar Aurelian Augustus). Reverse: RESTITVT OR-BIS (To Restorer of the World). In Exergue: XXI.

Bibliography:  RIC V 386

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

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