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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1966
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Claudius II Gothicus; Rome
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  268-70
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  2.54
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1460. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Claudius, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Providentia, draped, standing facing l. with legs crossed and leaning on column, holding baton in r. and cornucopia in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ...ID C CLHV-DIVS HVC (Imperator Caesar Claudius Augustus). Reverse: PROVIDEIIIT HVG (The Foresight of the Emperor).

Bibliography:  RIC V 91

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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