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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2003
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Aurelian; Mediolanum
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Lombardy, Milan
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  270-275
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  4.18
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1502. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
BIRBI-R2003.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Aurelian, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Sol, radiate and naked, with cloak, standing r. and head facing l., r. hand raised and holding globe in l.; captive at foot, to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: HVRELIHNVS HVC (Aurelian Augustus). Reverse: OBI-E-NS HVC (The Rising Sun of the Emperor). In Exergue: Q.

Bibliography:  RIC V 135

Notes:  In accordance with RIC, the Q in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Mediolanum.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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1899
1981-09-14
Aurelian
Roman
214
275
Mediolanum
Roman; Ostrogothic


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