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ID number:  BIRBI-R1830
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:  256-257
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.00
Weight (g):  20.41
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 2029. Ex Levis Collection, A. H. Baldwin, 1942.
BIRBI-R1830.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Valerian, wearing laurel crown, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Valerian, in military attire, standing facing l., raising kneeling woman with r. and holding spear in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C P LIC Vıı...RIANv …vG (Imperator Gaius Publicus Licinius Valerian Augustus). Reverse: RESTISV∆UR ORBIS S C (To the Restorer of the World; S C - Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC V 171

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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