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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2516
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Maximian; Rome
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  287
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  4.03
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 1328. W. S. Lincoln, 1931.
BIRBI-R2516.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Maximian, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Hercules, naked, standing facing r., holding club in r. and bow and lion-skin in l.; H in field, to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C M H VAL MAXIMIANVS P F ΛVG (Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Valerius Maximian Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: VIRTVS HVGVSTORVM (Imperial Courage). In Exergue: XXI

Bibliography:  RIC V 591

Notes:  According to RIC, the XXI in the exergue of the reverse and the [A] in the field of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Rome.

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Maximian
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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1899
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Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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