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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2237
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:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.40
Weight (g):  3.64
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 629. Presented by Mr Percy H. Webb, 1923.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Carus, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Victoria, draped and winged, standing facing l. on globe, holding laurel wreath in r. and palm in l., with captives to l. and r. of globe; A in field, to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C M AVR CARDVS HVG (Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Carus Augustus). Reverse: VICT-O-RIA AVCG (Imperial Victory).

Bibliography:  RIC V 22

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

3 Related People

Carus
Roman

283
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Lugdunum
Roman


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