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ID:     RIC_unlisted
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Uranius Antoninus
Date Ruled:     AD 253-254
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Denarius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 253-254
Diameter:     17 mm
Weight:     2.97 g
Obverse Legend:     L IVL AVR SVLP VRA ANTONINVS
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, as seen from the back
Reverse Legend:     [FE]_CVND_ITAS AVG
Reverse Description:     Fortuna standing left, holding rudder in right hand and cornucopiae in left
Mint:     Emesa
Primary Reference:     RIC unlisted
Reference2:     H R Baldus, denarii of Uranius Antoninus, JNG 40 (1990), pp. 32 f and p 31, fig E (this copy)
Photograph Credit:     Numismatik Lanz
Source:     http://www.lanz.com
Special Comments:     Extremely rare, second known denarius
Date Sold:     20/11/2000
Notes:     Numismatik Lanz Auction 100: Lot No. 331 (20,000 DEM)