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ID number:  BIRBI-R1977
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Claudius II Gothicus; Kyzikos
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Eurasia: Mysia, Kyzikos
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  268-70
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.15
Weight (g):  3.93
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2586. From the collection of either the late Prof. Sir Charles Oman or of Mr C. C. Oman.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Claudius, wearing radiate crown and beard, facing r. Reverse: Trophy between two seated captives, tied to the stem.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP CLHVDIVS P F ΠVG (Imperator Claudius Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: VICTONI─▒… …HIC (Victory over the Goths).

Bibliography:  RIC V 251 (var)

Notes:  As opposed to the RIC type, the head on the obverse has no bust or drapery.

3 Related People

Claudius II Gothicus
Roman
214
270
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Kyzikos
Roman; Byzantine


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