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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3478
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Decentius; Magnentius; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: France, Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  351-353
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.2
Weight (g):  5.52
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3410. A. H. Baldwin, 1958.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Decentius, facing r. cuirassed. Reverse: inscription surrounded by laurel wreath held by two Victories over column.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N DNCENTIVS NOB CNES (our lord Decentius most noble Caesar). Reverse: VOT / V / MVLT / X (prayers for 5 years of rule, more for the 10th anniversary). Peripheral: VINTONIAE DD NN EVC ET CAE (Victories of our lords Augustus and Caesar). Mint mark: RSLC (mint of Lugdunum).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 124

4 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Lugdunum
Roman


Magnentius
Roman
303
353
Decentius
Roman

353
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