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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2061
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:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.15
Weight (g):  3.25
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 1507. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Tacitus, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Soldier, in military attire and helmted, standing facing l., r. hand on shield and holding spear in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C CL TACITVS ΛVG (Imperator Caesar Claudius Tacitus Augustus). Reverse: VIRTV-S AVG (Courage of the Emperor).

Bibliography:  RIC V 69

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Gaul
Roman;Frankish


Tacitus
Roman
200
276
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