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ID number:  BIRBI-R2478
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:  285
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.10
Weight (g):  3.04
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 3740. Spink, 1961.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Diocletian, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Felicitias, draped and diademed, standing facing l. leaning on column with legs crossed, holding caduceus; D in field, to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C C VAL DIOCLETIHNVS P F HVC (Imperator Caesar Gaius Valerius Diocletian Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: FFLICITAS HVC (Good Fortune of the Emperor).

Bibliography:  RIC V 19

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