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ID number:  BIRBI-R2253
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Carinus; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: France, Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  283-285
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  4.07
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 630. Presented by Mr C. W. Peck, 1950.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Carinus, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Aequitas, draped and diademed, standing facing l., holding scales in r. and cornucopia in l.; A in field, to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C M AVR CHRINVS HVG (Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Carinus Augustus). Reverse: AEQVITAS HVGG (Imperial Justice).

Bibliography:  RIC V 212

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

3 Related People

Carinus
Roman

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Lugdunum
Roman


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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