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ID number:  BIRBI-R2012
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Aurelian; Ticinum
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Lombardy, Pavia
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  270-275
Metal:  Silver and base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  4.08
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 1500. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Aurelian, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Sol, radiate and naked, with cloak, standing facing l., r. hand raised and holding globe in l.; two captives at feet and star in field, to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C HVRELIHNVS HVG (Imperator Caesar Aurelian Augustus). Reverse: SOLI LNVICTO (The Invincible Sol). In Exergue: TXXT.

Bibliography:  RIC V 154

Notes:  In accordance with RIC, the TXXT in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Ticinum.

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