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ID number:  BIRBI-R2512
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:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  3.35
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 1566. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Maximian, wearing radiate crown, plumed helmet and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Hercules, naked, standing facing r., strangling lion and being crowned by Victory, winged and draged, flying facing r.; club thrown behind figures, to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C MAXIMIHNVS P F AVC (Imperator Caesar Maximian Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: VIR…TI HVGG (To the Courage of the Two Emperors).

Bibliography:  RIC V 460

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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