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ID number:  BIRBI-R1999
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:  Silver and base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.40
Weight (g):  2.86
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 1850. Ex Rev. E. A. Sydenham Collection, A. H. Baldwin, 1953.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Aurelian, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped, facing r. Reverse: Felicitas, draped, standing facing l. by altar, holding patera in r. and caduceus in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: …MP·HVRELIHNVS·HVG (Imperator Aurelian Augustus). Reverse: FELIC S-HECV (The Good Fortune of the Age). In Exergue: S.

Bibliography:  RIC V 121

Notes:  Silvered. In accordance with RIC, the S in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Mediolanum.

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Mediolanum
Roman; Ostrogothic


Aurelian
Roman
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