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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2268
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:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  2.96
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 3574. A. H. Baldwin, 1960.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Carinus, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Genius, naked with modius and cloaked, standing facing l., holding patera in r. and cornucopia in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP CARINVS P F AVG (Imperator Carinus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: GENIVS E-XERCITI (The Genius of the Army). In Exergue: KHA

Bibliography:  RIC V 256

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

3 Related People

Carinus
Roman

284
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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