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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1311
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Clodius Albinus; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  195-197
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.85
Weight (g):  3.09
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2202. Seaby, 1942.
BIRBI-R1311.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Clodius Albinus, wearing laurel wreath and bearded, facing r. Reverse: Clasped right hands, holding legion eagle

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP CΛES D CLƱ SEP ΛLB ΛVC (Imperator Caesar Decimus Clodius Septimius Albinus Caesar). Reverse: …DES.LEG-I-ON.COS ɪɪ (Loyalty to the Legion, Consul for the Second Time).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 20

Notes:  Reverse legend is completely different from RIC type

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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