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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2245
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Carus; Carinus; Numerian; Rome
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  283-285
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  4.16
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1011. W. S. Lincoln, 1928.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Carus, wearing radiate crown and beard, facing r. Reverse: Eagle, standing frontally, facing up.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DIV-O CARO (Divine Carus). Reverse: CONS…C…AtɪO (Consecratio). In Exergue: LAA

Bibliography:  RIC V 47

Notes:  In accordance with RIC, the [K]AA in the exergue of the reverse is a mintmark indicating Rome.

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Carus
Roman

283
Numerian
Roman

284
Carinus
Roman

284
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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