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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2282
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Numerian; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: France, Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  283-284
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  3.77
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 572. W. S. Lincoln, 1923.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Numerian, wearing radiate crown and short beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Pax, draped, standing facing l., holding olive-branch in r. and sceptre in l.; B in field, to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C NVMERIANVS AVG (Imperator Caesar Numerian Augustus). Reverse: P-H-X HV-G-G (Imperial Victory).

Bibliography:  RIC V 394

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

3 Related People

Numerian
Roman

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Lugdunum
Roman


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
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