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ID number:  BIRBI-R1828
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey; Dorchester Hoard
Maker:  Valerian I; Rome
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  254
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  3.49
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 2690. From the Dorchester Hoard, purchased from Mr C. W. Peck, 1950.

Description:  Obverse: Head of Valerian, wearing radiate crown, draped, facing r. Reverse: Victory, draped and winged, walking facing l., holding wreath in r. and palm in r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C P LIC VALERIANVS AVG (Imperator Gaius Publicus Licinius Valerian Augustus). Reverse: VICτCRIA HVGC ([Dedicated to the] Health of the Emperors).

Bibliography:  RIC V 124

4 Related People

Haines, Geoffrey Colton

Valerian I

Dorchester Hoard

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