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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2284
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):  4.77
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 1530. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Numerian, wearing radiate crown and short beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Pietas, draped, standing facing r. before altar, r. hand raised and holding globe in l.; C in field, to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ɪMP C NVMERIHNVS AVG (Imperator Caesar Numerian Augustus). Reverse: PIE-TAS HVGG (Imperial Piety). In Exergue: LVC

Bibliography:  RIC V 396

Notes:  In accordance with RIC, the LVC in the exergue of the reverse and the C in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Lugdunum.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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1899
1981-09-14
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