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ID number:  BIRBI-R3487
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Vetranio; Siscia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Croatia, Sisak
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  350
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.94
Weight (g):  2.57
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 582. Spink, 1923.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Vetranio, facing r. draped, cuirassed, laureate, bearded. Reverse: Emperor, cuirassed, with standard bearing the Chi-Ro in r. hand and spear in l. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N VETRA NIO P F AVG (our lord Vetranio pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: CLORIΛ CICCIEMM (glory of the Romans). Mint mark: Γ SI… (3 Siscia).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 294

3 Related People

Siscia
Roman


Vetranio
Roman


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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