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ID number:  BIRBI-R1836
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Valerian I; Antioch
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Antioch
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  257
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  3.84
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3986. Spink, 1963.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Valerian, wearing radiate crown, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Emperors, draped, standing face to face, between them, shields and swords.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP VALERIANVS HVG (Imperator Valerian Augustus). Reverse: P IVI TR P V COS IIII P P (Head of the College of Priests, Tribune for the Fifth Time, Consul for the Fourth Time, Father of the Fatherland).

Bibliography:  RIC V 277

3 Related People

Valerian I
Roman


Antioch



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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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