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ID number:  BIRBI-R1998
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Aurelian; Mediolanum
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Lombardy, Milan
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  270-275
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.15
Weight (g):  2.82
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 839. W. Gilbert, 1924.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Aurelian, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped, facing r. Reverse: Genius, naked with cloak, standing facing l., holding patera in r. and cornucopia in l.; ensign in field to r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP HVRELIHNVS HVC (Imperator Aurelian Augustus). Reverse: CE-NIu-S ILLV (To the Genius of the Army in Illyria). In Exergue: D

Bibliography:  RIC V 110

3 Related People

Mediolanum
Roman; Ostrogothic


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
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Aurelian
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