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ID number:  BIRBI-R1309
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Clodius Albinus; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  194-195
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.85
Weight (g):  2.44
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1786. Lucerne Sale, 1933.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Clodius Albinus, wearing laurel wreath and beared, facing r. Obverse: Minerva, helmeted and draped, standing facing l,., holding olive-branch in r. and shield set on ground in l.; spear rests against l. arm.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D CLOVD… ALBIN CAC<S (Decimus Clodius Septimius Albinus Caesar). Reverse: MINER PA-CIΓ COS II (Minerva, the Peace-Maker, Consul for the Second Time).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 7

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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