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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2068
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Tacitus; Ticinum
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Lombardy, Pavia
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  275-276
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  2.89
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 1860. Ex Rev. E. A. Sydenham Collection, 1935.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Tacitus, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Pax, draped, standing facing l., holding olive-branch in r. and sceptre in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C M CL THCITV5 HVɑ (Imperator Caesar Marcus Claudius Tacitus Augustus). Reverse: PAX A-VG-VSTI ([Dedicated to the] Peace provided by the Emperor). In Exergue: P

Bibliography:  RIC V 150

Notes:  In accordance with RIC, the P in the exergue of the reverse is a mintmark indicating Ticinum.

3 Related People

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



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