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ID number:  BIRBI-R2501
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Maximian; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: France, Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  290
Metal:  Silver and base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  3.20
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 1928. Ex Rev. E. A. Sydenham Collection, 1935.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Maximian, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Felicitas, draped and diademed, standing facing l. leaning on column with legs crossed, holding caduceus in r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP MHXIMIΛNVS P HVC (Imperator Maximian Pius Augustus). Reverse: DALI-CI-T PVBL (Good Fortune of the [Roman] Public). In Exergue: B

Bibliography:  RIC V 359

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

3 Related People

Lugdunum
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Maximian
Roman

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