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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-LR0476
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Joannes; Ravenna
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Ravenna
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  423-425
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.15
Weight (g):  4.45
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 3378. A. H. Baldwin, 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Joannes, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Emperor, cuirassed, with standard in r. hand and crowning Victory on orb in l. hand stepping on captive.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N IOHAN NES P F ΛVC (our lord Joannes pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VICTORI A AVCCC (Victory of the three Augusti). Mint mark: COHOb (mint of Ravenna).

Bibliography:  RIC X 1901

3 Related People

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

425
Ravenna
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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