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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2236
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Carus; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: France, Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  282-283
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  3.81
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 1364. A. H. Baldwin, 1931.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Carus, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Pax, draped, standing facing l., holding olive-branch in r. and sceptre in l.; B in field, to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C M AVR CARVS HVG (Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Carus Augustus). Reverse: PA-X AVGG (Imperial Peace).

Bibliography:  RIC V 13

Notes:  In accordance with RIC, the B in the field of the reverse is a mintmark indicating Lugdunum.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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