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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1001
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Vitellius; Rome
Denomination:  Dupondius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 69
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.80
Weight (g):  12.90
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2994.A. H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd, 1954
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Vitellius, laureate, draped, r. Reverse: Concordia seated l. holding a patera in her r. hand and a cornucopia in her l. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: A VITELLIVS GERMA IMP AVG P M TR P (Aulus Vitellius Germanicus Emperor Augustus, High priest of the college of Pontiffs and Tribune of the people). Reverse: CONCORDIA AVGVSTI (Harmony of the Augustus), in exergue: S C (By order of the senate).

Bibliography:  RIC I 2nd ed. 162

3 Related People

Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Vitellius
Roman
15
69
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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