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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1957
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Salonina; Gallienus; Mediolanum
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Lombardy, Milan
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  260-268
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  3.48
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1682. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Salonina, wearing diadem, draped, on crescent, facing r. Reverse: Vesta, draped and veiled, standing facing l., holding patera in r. and sceptre in l.; in field, S to r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: SHLCNINH HVC (Salonina Augusta). Reverse: UASTA PULIX (Vesta, who brings fortune).

Bibliography:  RIC V 69 (Gallienus)

Notes:  In accordance with RIC, the S on the reverse is a mintmark indicating a mint in Asia.

4 Related People

Mediolanum
Roman; Ostrogothic


Gallienus
Roman

268
Salonina
Roman


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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