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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2077
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Florian; Rome
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  275-276
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.15
Weight (g):  3.84
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 974. W. S. Lincoln, 1928.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Tacitus, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Fides, draped, standing facing l., holding sceptre in r. and ensign in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C FLORIHNVS HVG (Imperator Caesar Florian Augustus). Reverse: FIDE-S M-ILIT (Loyalty of the Soldiers). In Exergue: XXIE

Bibliography:  RIC V 30

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

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Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
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