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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2424
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Tetricus I; Gaul
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: France
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  271-274
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.15
Weight (g):  2.07
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 700. Presented by C. E. Blunt, 1923.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Tetricus, wearing radiate crown and long beard, draped, facing r. Reverse: Soldier, in military attire, standing facing l., leaning on shield with r. and holding spear in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C TETHICVS P F HVG (Imperator Caesar Tetricus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: VIRTVS AVGC (Courage of the Emperors).

Bibliography:  RIC V 148

3 Related People

Tetricus I
Roman


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Gaul
Roman;Frankish


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