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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2069
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Tacitus; Ticinum
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Lombardy, Pavia
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  275-276
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  3.34
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1861. Ex Rev. E. A. Sydenham Collection, 1935.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Tacitus, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Providentia, draped, standing facing l., holding globe in r. and sceptre in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C M CL THCITVS HVG (Imperator Caesar Marcus Claudius Tacitus Augustus). Reverse: ΓΠOVIPE AVG (Foresight of the Emperor). In Exergue: Q

Bibliography:  RIC V 152

Notes:  In accordance with RIC, the Q in the exergue of the reverse is a mintmark indicating Ticinum.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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1899
1981-09-14
Ticinum



Tacitus
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