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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1978
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Claudius II Gothicus; Kyzikos
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Eurasia: Mysia, Kyzikos
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  268-70
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.40
Weight (g):  3.43
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 574. W. S. Lincoln, 1923.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Claudius, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Trophy between two seated captives, tied to the stem.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ●● IMP CLHV-D-IVS P F HVG (Imperator Claudius Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: ΠIGTORIHE COTH…C (Victory over the Goths). In Exergue: SPQV (From the Senate and the People of Rome).

Bibliography:  RIC V 252 (var)

Notes:  In accordance with RIC, the exergue of the reverse is a mintmark indicating Kyzikos. As opposed to RIC type, bust on the obverse is cuirassed.

3 Related People

Claudius II Gothicus
Roman
214
270
Kyzikos
Roman; Byzantine


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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