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ID number:  BIRBI-R2403
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Victorinus; Uncertain mint
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  269-271
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.10
Weight (g):  2.85
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1671. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.

Description:  Obverse: Head of Victorinus, wearing radiate crown and long beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Soldier, in military attire and helmeted, standing facing l., leaning on shield with r. and holding spear in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C V…ORINVS P Γ ΛVC (Imperator Caesar Victorinus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: V-IDTVS I-VG (Imperial Courage).

Bibliography:  RIC V 78 var.

Notes:  As opposed to the RIC type, the figure on the reverse is facing l. and holds the objects in opposite hands.

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Uncertain mint

Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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