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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1829
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Valerian I; Rome
Denomination:  Sestertius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  255-256
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.10
Weight (g):  21.73
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3999. A. H. Baldwin, 1963.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Valerian, wearing laurel crown, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Felicitas, draped, standing facing l., holding caduceus r. and cornucopia in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMD C P LIC VALERIANVS P F AVG (Imperator Gaius Publicus Licinius Valerian Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: FELIC-ITAS ΛVLC S C ([Dedicated to the] Good Fortune of the Emperors; S C - Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC V 157

3 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Valerian I
Roman


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