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ID number:  BIRBI-R2486
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:  291
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  3.04
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 3562. Presented by B. W. M. Horsfield, 1960.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Diocletian, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Salus, draped and diademed, standing facing r., feeding serpent in arms.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP DIOCLETIΔNVS AVG (Imperator Diocletian Augustus). Reverse: SALVS AVGG (To the Health of the Two Emperors). In Exergue: C

Bibliography:  RIC V 89

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

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