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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2521
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantius I; Maximian; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: France, Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  293-294
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  2.97
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1582. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantius, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Providentia, draped, seated facing l., holding baton in r. and sceptre in l.; globe at feet, to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: FL VHL CONSTHNTIIS NOB C (Flavius Valerius Constantius, Noble Caesar). Reverse: PROVIDE-N-T DEOR (Foresight of the Gods). In Exergue: II

Bibliography:  RIC V 636

Notes:  According to RIC, the II in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Lugdunum.

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Constantius I
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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