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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1554
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Balbinus; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  238
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  2.83
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2814. Spink, 1953.
BIRBI-R1554.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Balbinus, wearing laurel wreath and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Victory, winged and draped, standing frontally, head facing l., holding wreath in r. and palm in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C D CAEL BALBINVS AVG (Imperator Caesar Decimus Caelius Balbinus Augustus). Reverse: VICT-ORI∆ AVGG (Victory of the Emperors).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 8

3 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Balbinus
Roman

238
Haines_Geoffrey-T.jpg
Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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