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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2249
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Carus; Ticinum
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Lombardy, Pavia
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  282-283
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.40
Weight (g):  3.25
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 293. W. S. Lincoln, 1920.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Carus, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Soldier, in military attire and helmeted, standing facing r., holding spear in r. and shield in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C M HVR KHRVS P F HVG (Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Carus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: UIRT-V-S HVG (Imperial Courage). In Exergue: QXXI

Bibliography:  RIC V 89

Notes:  In accordance with RIC, the QXXI in the exergue of the reverse is a mintmark indicating Ticinum.

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Ticinum



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

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