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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1965
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Claudius II Gothicus; Rome
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  268-70
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.40
Weight (g):  6.58
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 2293. The Collectors' Shop, 74A Victoria Street, London, SW1, 1943
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Claudius, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Mars, helmeted and in military attire, standing facing l., holding olive-branch in r. and spear in l., with shield at feet, to r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ...Y C CLH-VDIVS II... (Imperator Caesar Claudius Augustus). Reverse: NNRT-I PNCIFERC (Mars, the bringer of Peace).

Bibliography:  RIC V 71 var.

Notes:  As opposed to RIC type, the figure on the reverse has a shield by his feet.

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