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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3485
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Nepotian; Rome
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  350
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.58
Weight (g):  4.59
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2137. A. H. Baldwin, 1942, from Martinetti-Nervegna sale, 1907.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Nepotianus, facing r. draped, cuirassed. Reverse: horse rider with spear in r. hand surmounted by star spearing figure with both arms raised. Under the horse a shield and a broken spear.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: FL IOP NSPOT IHNVS… (Flavius Popilius Nepotianus pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: …LORIH HOMHΠ… (glory of the Romans). Mint mark: RS (mint of Roma).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 200

3 Related People

Nepotian
Roman

350
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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