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ID number:  BIRBI-R2506
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:  289
Metal:  Silver and base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  3.45
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2837. 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: Pax, draped, standing facing l., holding Victory on globe in r. and transverse sceptre in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C MHXIMIHNVS P F HVC (Imperator Caesar Maximian Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: P-H-X H-V-G-G (Imperial Peace). In Exergue: S

Bibliography:  RIC V 396

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

3 Related People

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


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