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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3449
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Magnentius; Ambianum
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: France, Hauts-de-France, Amiens
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  353
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.8
Weight (g):  7.61
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 69. W. S. Lincoln, 1916.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Magnentius, facing r. draped, cuirassed. Reverse: Chi-Ro with alpha and omega.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N MAGNEN TIVS P F AVC (our lord Magnentius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: SALVS DD NN AVG □T CHES (health of our lords Augustus and Caesar). Mint mark: AMB (mint of Ambianum).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 34

3 Related People

Ambianum
Roman


Magnentius
Roman
303
353
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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