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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2450
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Allectus; Londinium
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: United Kingdom, London
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  293-296
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.50
Weight (g):  3.90
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 148. W. S. Lincoln, 1922.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Allectus, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Pax, draped, standing facing l., holding olive-branch in r. and sceptre in l.; S and A in field, to l. and r. respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C ΛLLECTVS P E AVG (Imperator Caesar Allectus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: P-A-X ΛVC (Imperial Peace). In Exergue: ML

Bibliography:  RIC V 33

Notes:  According to RIC, the ML in the exergue of the reverse and the S and A in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Londinium.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Allectus
Roman

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