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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2063
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Tacitus; Rome
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  275-276
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  3.45
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 1470. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Tacitus, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Providentia, draped, standing facing l., holding baton in r. and cornucopia in l.; globe at feet, to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IND C M CL TACITVS HVG (Imperator Caesar Marcus Claudius Tacitus Augustus). Reverse: PROVIDENTIH HVG (Foresight of the Emperor). In Exergue: XXIH

Bibliography:  RIC V 92

Notes:  In accordance with RIC, the XXI[A] in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Rome.

3 Related People

Tacitus
Roman
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Rome
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