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ID number:  BIRBI-R1737
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Vespasian; Trajan Decius; Mediolanum
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Lombardy: Milan
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  250-251
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  3.98
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 901. Presented from the Ex Sir Charles Oman Collection, 1925.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Vespasian, wearing radiate crown, facing r. Reverse: Eagle, with open wings, standing frontally on bar, head turned r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DIVO VHSPASIAΓVO (Divine Vespasian). Reverse: CUNSECHΛTIO (Consecrated).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 79 (Trajan Decius)

4 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Mediolanum
Roman; Ostrogothic


Vespasian
Roman
9
79
Trajan Decius
Roman

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