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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3465
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Magnentius; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: France, Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  350-353
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.26
Weight (g):  3.31
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 909. W. Gilbert, 1926.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Magnentius, facing r. draped, cuirassed. Reverse: inscription surrounded by laurel wreath held by two Victories over column.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: F N MACNEN TIVS P F ΛVC (our lord Magnentius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VOT / V / MVLT / X (prayers for 5 years of rule, more for the 10th anniversary). Peripheral: VICTORINE DD NN AVG ET CRE (Victories of our lords Augustus and Caesar). Mint mark: RPLC (mint of Lugdunum).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 121

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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Magnentius
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Lugdunum
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