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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3472
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Magnentius; Rome
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  350
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.19
Weight (g):  3.58
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 4131. Ex P. D. Whitting Collection by exchange, 1967.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Magnentius, facing r. draped, cuirassed. Reverse: Emperor, cuirassed, with standard bearing the Chi-Ro in r. hand and olive branch in l. hand,in his l. a captive kneeling.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IM CAE MHGN ENTIIIS AIIG (Imperator Caesar Magnentius Augustus). Reverse: VICTORIA HVC LIB ROMANOR (victory of the Augustus, liberator of the Romans). Mint mark: RP (mint of Roma).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 193

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