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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1996
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Severina; Aurelian; Rome
Denomination:  As
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  270-275
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.70
Weight (g):  8.19
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 1256. W. S. Lincoln, 1930.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Aurelian, wearing laurel wreath and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Emperor, in military attire, standing facing l., clasping r. hand with empress, draped and diademed, standing facing r.; bust of Sol, radiate, in field, above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMD ΛVRFLIHNVS AVC (Imperator Aurelian Augustus). Reverse: CUNCDR-DI-A AVC (Imperial Harmony).

Bibliography:  RIC V 80 var.

Notes:  As opposed to RIC type, there is no mintmark in the exergue of the reverse.

4 Related People

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


Severina
Roman


Aurelian
Roman
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