Antoninianus - Florianus VIRTVS AVGVSTI; Florianus

Features

Issuer Roman Empire (Rome)
Emperor Florian (276)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 276
Value Antoninianus = 2 Denarii (2)
Currency Antoninianus, Reform of Caracalla (AD 215 – 301)
Composition Silver
Weight 3.7 g
Diameter 23.5 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 291446
Numista (https://numista.com)
References RIC V.1# 16,
Percy H. Webb, Harold Mattingly, Edward Allen Sydenham; 1927. The Roman Imperial Coinage / Volume 5.1. Valerian to Florian (AD 253–276). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
OCRE# ric.5.fl.16
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (http://numismatics.org/ocre/)

Obverse

Bust of Florian, radiate, draped, right or bust of Florian, radiate, draped, cuirassed, right.

Lettering: IMP C M AN FLORIANVS AVG

Translation:
Imperator Caesar Florianus Pius Felix Augustus.
Supreme commander (Imperator), Caesar Florianus, the pious, the fortunate, emperor (Augustus).

Reverse

Florian, walking right, holding spear in right hand and shield in left hand, treading down enemy.

Lettering:
VIRTVS AVGVSTI
-/-//II

Translation:
Virtus Augusti.
Courage of the emperor.

Mint

Lugdunum, Gaul, modern-day Lyons, France (15 BC–AD 78; 196–197; 274-413)

Comments

Example of this type:
American Numismatic Society (ANS)

Source:
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (OCRE)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (276)  "II" in exergue;
ND (276)  "III" in exergue;
ND (276)  "IIII" in exergue;

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