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ID number:  BIRBI-R2257
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):  2.20
Weight (g):  3.90
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 1914. Ex Rev. E. A. Sydenham Collection, 1935.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Carinus, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Victoria, draped and winged, standing facing l., holding laurel wreath in r. and palm in l.; D in field, to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C M AVR CARINVS AVG (Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Carinus Augustus). Reverse: VICIO-RIA AVCG (Imperial Victory).

Bibliography:  RIC V 219

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

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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