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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1557
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey; Dorchester Hoard
Maker:  Balbinus; Rome
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  238
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  4.95
Axis (degrees):  270.00
Provenance:  Haines 2631. 1950, ex Dorchester Hoard, purchased from Mr. C. W. Peck.
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Description:  Obverse: bust of Balbinus radiate, draped, cuirassed r. Reverse: Clasped hands.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP·CAES·D·CAEL·BALBINVS AVG· (Commander Caesar Decimus Caelius Balbinus Emperor). Reverse: PIETAS MVTVA AVGG· (mutual imperial piety).

Bibliography:  RIC IV.2, 12.

4 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Dorchester Hoard



Balbinus
Roman

238
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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