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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2008
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Aurelian; Ticinum
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Lombardy, Pavia
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  270-275
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  3.56
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 92. W. S. Lincoln, 1916.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Aurelian, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Sol, radiate and naked, with cloak, standing facing l., r. hand raised and holding globe in l.; two captives at feet.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C HVRELIHNIIS HVC (Imperator Caesar Aurelian Augustus). Reverse: ORI-E-N-S HVC (The Rising Sun of the Emperor). In Exergue: QXXT.

Bibliography:  RIC V 151

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

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Ticinum



Aurelian
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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1899
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