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ID number:  BIRBI-R1831
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:  253
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.25
Weight (g):  21.14
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 257. C. T. Seltman, 1919.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Valerian, wearing laurel crown, draped, facing r. Reverse: Victory, winged and draped, standing facing l., holding wreath in r. and palm in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMD C D LIC VALERIANVS AVG (Imperator Gaius Publicus Licinius Valerian Augustus). Reverse: IA...DRIΛ AV…G S C (Victory of the Emperors; S C - Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC V 177

3 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Valerian I
Roman


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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