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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2076
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Florian; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: France, Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  275-276
Metal:  Silver and base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  4.53
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 962. P. Meinser, Dinan, Côtes du Nord, France, 1924.#
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Tacitus, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Mars, in military attire and helmeted, walking facing r., holding spear in r. and trophy over shoulder in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C M AN FLORIΛNVS AVG (Imperator Caesar Marcus Annius Florian Augustus). Reverse: VIRTVS HVCVSTI (Courage of the Emperor). In Exergue: II

Bibliography:  RIC V 15

Notes:  Silvered. In accordance with RIC, the II in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Lyons.

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Lugdunum
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Florian
Roman

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