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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2507
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:  290-294
Metal:  Silver and base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  3.83
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 769. Ex Sir Charles Oman Collection, 1928.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Maximian, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Pax, draped and diademed, standing facing l., holding Victory on globe in r. and transverse sceptre in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP MHXIMIHNVS HVC (Imperator Maximian Augustus). Reverse: PHX H-V-G-G (Imperial Peace). In Exergue: B

Bibliography:  RIC V 399

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

3 Related People

Maximian
Roman

310
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Lugdunum
Roman


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