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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2048
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Tacitus; Gaul
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: France
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  275-276
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  3.36
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 1509. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Tacitus, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Aequitas, draped, standing facing l., holding scales in r. and cornucopia in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C M CL TACITVS AVG (Imperator Caesar Marcus Claudius Tacitus Augustus). Reverse: HIQVITAS AVC (Imperial Justice).

Bibliography:  RIC V 13 var.

Notes:  As opposed to the RIC type, Tacitus does not hold a spear and shield on the obverse.

3 Related People

Tacitus
Roman
200
276
Gaul
Roman;Frankish


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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