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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3473
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:  351-352
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.36
Weight (g):  5.39
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 1339. W. S. Lincoln, 1931.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Magnentius, facing r. draped, cuirassed. Reverse: inscription surrounded by laurel wreath held by two Victories.

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

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 214

3 Related People

Magnentius
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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