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ID number:  BIRBI-R2277
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Magnia Urbica; Carus; Carinus; Numerian; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: France, Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  282-285
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  2.98
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1472. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Magnia Urbica, diademed, draped, on crescent, facing r. Reverse: Venus, draped, standing facing l., holding apple in r. and sceptre in l.; D in field, to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: MHCNIA VRBICA AVG (Magnia Urbica Augusta). Reverse: VENVS GENETUIX (Mother Venus).

Bibliography:  RIC V 337

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

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