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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2052
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Tacitus; Gaul
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: France
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  275-276
Metal:  Silver and base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  3.60
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 195. Spink, 1915.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Tacitus, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Fides, draped, standing facing l., holding two ensigns.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP CL TACITVS AVG (Imperator Claudius Tacitus Augustus). Reverse: FIDES MILITVM (Loyalty of the Soldiers). In Exergue: BA

Bibliography:  RIC V 27

Notes:  Silvered. In accordance with RIC, the BA in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Gaul.

3 Related People

Gaul
Roman;Frankish


Tacitus
Roman
200
276
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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