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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2578
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Maximian; Constantius I; Galerius; Diocletian; Rome
Denomination:  Argentius
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  295-297
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  2.94
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 239. W. S. Lincoln, 1919.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Maximian, wearing laurel wreath and beard, facing r. Reverse: The four princes sacrificing over a tripod before a gate in a six-turreted enclosure.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: MΛXIMIA-NVS HVG (Maximian Augustus). Reverse: VIRTVS MILITVM (The Courage of the Soliders). In Exergue: E

Bibliography:  RIC VI 40B

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Diocletian
Roman
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Constantius I
Roman

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Maximian
Roman

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Galerius
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