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ID number:  BIRBI-R1983
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):  2.35
Weight (g):  2.79
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 97. W. S. Lincoln, 1920.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Quintillus, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Fortuna, draped, standing facing l., holding rudder on globe in r. and cornucopia in l.; Z in field to r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ıIIIID C IIII HVR CL QVINTILLhS HIIC (Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Claudius Quintillus Augustus). Reverse: CORTVNIH REDVX (Fortune that Brings Back the Emperor in Safety).

Bibliography:  RIC V 20

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

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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1899
1981-09-14
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Quintillus
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