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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2006
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:  Silver and base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  3.02
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1856. Ex Rev. E. A. Sydenham Collection, 1935.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Aurelian, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Emperor, draped, standing facing l., before Roma, draped and helmeted, seated facing l. on shield, holding Victory in r. and spear in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP AVOELIHNVS HVC (Imperator Aurelian Augustus). Reverse: ROMHC ΛETC-RNHE (Eternal Rome). In Exergue: Q.

Bibliography:  RIC V 142

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

3 Related People

Aurelian
Roman
214
275
Mediolanum
Roman; Ostrogothic


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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