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ID number:  BIRBI-R2251
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Carus; Carinus; Numerian; Antioch
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Eurasia: Antioch
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  283-285
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.10
Weight (g):  3.68
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2453. Presented by Mr H. H. Scullard, 1946.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Carus, wearing radiate crown and beard, facing r. Reverse: Eagle, standing frontally, facing l.; Δ in field, to r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DIVO CHRO HVC (Divine Carus Augustus). Reverse: CONSECRATIO (Consecrated). In Exergue: XXI

Bibliography:  RIC V 126

Notes:  In accordance with RIC, the XXI in the exergue of the reverse and the Δ in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Ticinum.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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