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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2019
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Aurelian; Siscia
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: Croatia, Sisak
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  270-275
Metal:  Silver and base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.10
Weight (g):  3.60
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3513. G. Fallani, 58A Via dei Babuino, Rome, 1959.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Aurelian, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped, facing r. Reverse: Emperor, in military attire and laureate, standing facing l., holding sceptre in l. and receiving wreath in r. from woman, draped, standing facing r., holding wreath aloft.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP AVRELIΛNVS AVG (Imperator Aurelian Augustus). Reverse: RUI… ᴗAΓ-ENTIS (To the Restorer of the East). In Exergue: *S.

Bibliography:  RIC V 234

Notes:  Traces of silvering around the bust. In accordance with RIC, the *S in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Siscia.

3 Related People

Siscia
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Aurelian
Roman
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275
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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