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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2448
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Carausius; Diocletian; Maximian; Londinium
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: United Kingdom, London
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  286-293
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.60
Weight (g):  4.23
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 279. A. H. Baldwin, 1953.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Diocletian, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped, facing r. Reverse: Pax, draped, standing facing l., holding olive-branch in r. and sceptre in l.; S and P in field, to l. and r. respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IΛIF C DIↃULbTIHNVS P Ⱶ H-VC (Imperator Caesar Diocletian Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: UHX H-V-LCC (Imperial Peace). In Exergue: MIXXI

Bibliography:  RIC V 9 (Carausius, Diocletian, Maximian)

Notes:  According to RIC, the MIXXI in the exergue of the reverse and the S and P in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Londinium.

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Londinium



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