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Radiate: CM.6616-2007

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Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Numerian (AD 283-84)
Ruler: Carus (AD 282-83) (Inferred)
Mint: Tripolis
State: Roman Empire
Mint: Tripoli (Lebanon)




History note: Ex Ritchie W. Post, from the F. Martin Post Collection, bt F.S. Robinson, Albany, NY, ii.2006 for $50.00

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 23.17 mm
Image(width): 22.71 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Tripoli (Lebanon)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2007-11-19) by The Post Family Trust


283-01 CE - 283-03 CE


Mint mark * over TR over XXI

Components of the work

Object composed of billon Die Axis 225 degrees Weight 3.84 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Radiate bust of Numerian right

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Numerian standing right with sceptre receiving globe from Jupiter standing left with sceptre, mint mark in central field and exergue

  • Text: VIRTVS AVGG·
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.6616-2007
Primary reference Number: 166179
RIC: 5-2.191.380
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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