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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3462
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Magnentius; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: France, Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  350-353
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.42
Weight (g):  5.71
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2603.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Magnentius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Emperor, cuirassed, with standard bearing the Chi-Ro in l. hand and crowning Victory over orb in r. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N MACNEN TIVS P F MVC (our lord Magnentius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: FELECITHS REIPVBLICE (prosperity of the Republic). Mint mark: RSLC (mint of Lugdunum).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 112

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Magnentius
Roman
303
353
Lugdunum
Roman


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