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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2057
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):  2.25
Weight (g):  3.07
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 1506. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Tacitus, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Salus, draped, standing facing r., with l. feeding serpent in arms; C and * in field, to l. and r. respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP CL TACITVS HVG (Imperator Claudius Tacitus Augustus). Reverse: SALV-S HVC ([Dedicated to] the Health of the Emperor).

Bibliography:  RIC V 57

Notes:  In accordance with RIC, the C and * in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Gaul.

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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