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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2508
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Maximian; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: France, Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  290-294
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.45
Weight (g):  3.88
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 1927. Ex Rev. E. A. Sydenham Collection, 1935.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Maximian, wearing radiate crown and beard, wearing imperial mantle and holding sceptre surmounted by eagle, facing l. Reverse: Pax, draped and diademed, standing facing l., holding Victory on globe in r. and transverse sceptre in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP MHXIMIHNVS HVG (Imperator Maximian Augustus). Reverse: PHX HVGG (Imperial Peace). In Exergue: B

Bibliography:  RIC V 399

Notes:  According to RIC, the B in the exergue of the reverse is a mintmark indicating Lugdunum.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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