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ID number:  BIRBI-R2252
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Carus; Carinus; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: France, Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  282
Metal:  Silver and base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  3.65
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 963. P. Meinser, Dinan Côtes du Nord, France, 1924.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Carinus, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Caesar, in military attire, standing facing r., holding spear in r. and globe in l.; D in field, to r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CAΠINVS NOBIL CAES (Carinus, Noble Caesar). Reverse: CAECVLI FELICITFC (Age of Good Fortune).

Bibliography:  RIC V 152 (Carinus Caesar)

Notes:  Silvered. In accordance with RIC, the D in the field of the reverse is a mintmark (officina) indicating Lugdunum.

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