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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3463
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Magnentius; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: France, Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  350-353
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.51
Weight (g):  6.67
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 1343. W. S. Lincoln, 1931.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Magnentius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Emperor, cuirassed, with standard bearing the Chi-Ro in l. hand and crowning Victory over orb in r. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N MACNEA TIVS P F □VC (our lord Magnentius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: FELICITAS REIPVBLICI (prosperity of the Republic). Mint mark: RSLC (mint of Lugdunum).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 112

3 Related People

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


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