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ID number:  BIRBI-R1982
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Quintillus; Rome
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  270
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  2.89
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 1464. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Quintillus, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Fides, draped, standing facing l., holding ensign in r. and vertical spear in l.; E in field to r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMΓ C □□ HIR CL QUIIITILLVS AUC (Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Claudius Quintillus Augustus). Reverse: CIDES IIIII...TVIIII (Loyalty of the Soldiers).

Bibliography:  RIC V 18

Notes:  In accordance with RIC, the E in the field of the reverse is a mintmark (officina) indicating Rome.

3 Related People

Quintillus
Roman
210
270
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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