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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2081
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Florian; Kyzikos
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Eurasia: Mysia, Kyzikos
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  275-276
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  4.39
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 840. W. Gilbert, 1924.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Tacitus, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Victory, draped and winged, standing facing r., holding palm in l. over shoulder and laurel wreath in r. presenting to emperor, draped, standing facing l., holding sceptre in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP FLORIHNVS HVo (Imperator Florian Augustus). Reverse: CONCORDIH MILITVM (Harmony of the Soldiers). In Exergue: S

Bibliography:  RIC V 116

Notes:  In accordance with RIC, the S in the exergue of the reverse is a mintmark indicating Kyzikos.

3 Related People

Florian
Roman

276
Kyzikos
Roman; Byzantine


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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