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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2010
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:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  3.56
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1853. Ex Rev. E. A. Sydenham Collection, A. H. Baldwin, 1935.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Aurelian, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Fides, draped, standing facing r., holding two ensigns, and Sol, radiate and naked, with cloak, standing facing l., r. hand raised and holding globe in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C AVRELIANVS HVC (Imperator Caesar Aurelian Augustus). Reverse: PRO-VIDEN D-EOR (Foresight of the Gods). In Exergue: TXXT.

Bibliography:  RIC V 152

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

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Aurelian
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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