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ID number:  BIRBI-R2265
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Carinus; Rome
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  283-285
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.10
Weight (g):  3.46
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1915. Ex Rev. E. A. Sydenham Collection, 1935.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Carinus, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Fides, draped, standing facing l., holding two ensigns.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C M AVR CHRINVS P F AVC (Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Carinus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: FID-E-S MILITVM (Loyalty of the Soldiers). In Exergue: KHE

Bibliography:  RIC V 251

Notes:  In accordance with RIC, the K[A]E in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Rome.

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Carinus
Roman

284
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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