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ID number:  BIRBI-R2028
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Aurelian; Kyzikos
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Eurasia: Mysia, Kyzikos
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  270-275
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.40
Weight (g):  3.51
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 2825. Rev. Sydenham Collection Sale, A. H. Baldwin, 1953.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Aurelian, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Emperor, in military attire, standing facing l., holding sceptre in l. and r. hand outstretched to receive wreath from woman, draped, standing facing r., holding wreath aloft; supplicant, kneeling figure between them.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C HVRELIHNVS HVC (Imperator Caesar Aurelian Augustus). Reverse: RESTITVTOR ORBIS (To the Restorer of the World). In Exergue: *Γ.

Bibliography:  RIC V 349

Notes:  In accordance with RIC, the *Γ in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Kyzikos.

3 Related People

Aurelian
Roman
214
275
Kyzikos
Roman; Byzantine


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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