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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2426
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Tetricus I; Tetricus II; Gaul
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: France
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  273-274
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  2.37
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 1679. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Tetricus, wearing radiate crown, draped, facing r. Reverse: Pax, draped, standing facing l., holding olive-branch in r. and sceptre in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: C DIV ESV TETↃICVS ᴗΛE5 (Gaius Pius Esuvius Tetricus Caesar). Reverse: P-A-X AVG (Imperial Peace).

Bibliography:  RIC V 248

Notes:  Damaged die leading to shadowing of face.

4 Related People

Gaul
Roman;Frankish


Tetricus II
Roman


Tetricus I
Roman


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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