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ID number:  BIRBI-R2504
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:  290-291
Metal:  Silver and base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.40
Weight (g):  4.47
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 2953. Rev. Sydenham Collection Sale, A. H. Baldwin, 1953.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Maximian, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Hercules, naked but cloaked, standing facing l., holding Victory on globe in r. and sceptre in l.; eagle at feet, to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP MAYIMIHNVS HVG (Imperator Maximian Augustus). Reverse: I-OVI H-VGG (Imperial Jupiter). In Exergue: P

Bibliography:  RIC V 384

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

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
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Lugdunum
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