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ID number:  BIRBI-R3479
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Decentius; Magnentius; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: France, Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  351-353
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.13
Weight (g):  4.51
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 144. A. H. Baldwin, 1920.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Decentius, facing r. cuirassed. Reverse: inscription surrounded by laurel wreath held by two Victories.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N DECENTIVS NOB CHES (our lord Decentius most noble Caesar). Reverse: VOT / V / MVLT / X (prayers for 5 years of rule, more for the 10th anniversary). Peripheral: VICTORIAE DD NN HVG ET CHE (Victories of our lords Augustus and Caesar). Mint mark: RSLC (mint of Lugdunum).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 137

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Lugdunum
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Decentius
Roman

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