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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2480
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Diocletian; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: France, Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  290-292
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  3.83
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1924. Ex Rev. E. A. Sydenham Collection, 1935.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Diocletian, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, holding shield in l., facing r. Reverse: Jupiter, naked but cloaked, standing facing l., holding Victory on globe in r. and sceptre in l.; eagle at feet, to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP DIOCLETIHNVS AVG (Imperator Diocletian Augustus). Reverse: IOV-I H-VGG (Imperial Jupiter). In Exergue: H

Bibliography:  RIC V 28

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

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