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ID number:  BIRBI-R1904
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Saloninus; Gallienus; Valerian I; Antioch
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Antioch
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  256
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.10
Weight (g):  3.24
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 1208. W. S. Lincoln, 1930.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Saloninus, wearing radiate crown, draped, facing r. Reverse: Spes, draped, standing facing l., presenting flower in r. to prince, standing facing r., holding spear in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: SΛLCN VALERIANVS NOB CHFS (Saloninus Valerian Noble Caesar). Reverse: SPE RVBLI- (Hope of the [Roman] Public).

Bibliography:  RIC V 36 var.

Notes:  The terminal S of Spes is missing on this coin.

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