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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0623
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Leo I; Verina; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  457-474
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  3.97
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2282. Exchanged with P. D. Whitting for a Herakleios Isaura mint follis, 1964.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Verina, pearl-diademed, draped, right, wearing necklace and earrings. Reverse: Victory, winged, draped, seated right, supporting a shield inscribed with a retrograd chirho, on a low column, to which she points.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: AEL VER INA AVC (Aelia Verina Augusta). Reverse: …ALVS RI PVBLICA… (salvation of the republic).

Bibliography:  RIC X 656

4 Related People

Verina
Roman

484
Leo I
Roman

474
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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