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ID number:  BIRBI-R1838
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Valerian I; Antioch
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Antioch
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  253
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  3.61
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 4016. Presented by Mr P. C. B. Wallis, 1963.
BIRBI-R1838.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Valerian, wearing radiate crown, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Orient, as a turreted female, draped, standing facing r., presenting wreath with r. to emperor, standing facing l., holding spear in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C P LIC VALERIANVS ΛVG (Imperator Gaius Publicus Licinius Valerian Augustus). Reverse: ΠE5TITVT OPIENTΓ (To the Restorer of the East).

Bibliography:  RIC V 286

Notes:  Debased.

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Antioch



Valerian I
Roman


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