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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2452
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Allectus; Londinium
Denomination:  Quinarius
Place made:  Europe: United Kingdom, London
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  293-296
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  2.54
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 204. Ex Sir Charles Oman Collection, 1949.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Allectus, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Galley, facing r., with mast, oars and crew.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C ALLECTVS P F AVG (Imperator Caesar Allectus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: VIRTVS AVC (Imperial Courage). In Exergue: QL

Bibliography:  RIC V 55

Notes:  According to RIC, the QL in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Londinium.

3 Related People

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

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Londinium



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