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ID number:  BIRBI-R2522
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Galerius; Diocletian; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: France, Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  293-294
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.45
Weight (g):  3.90
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 1584. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Galerius, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Two Concordiae, draped, standing facing l. and r., clasping r. hands and holding cornucopiae in l.; in exergue, horizontal line of pellets with rounded shape at l. end.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: GHL VHL MHXIMIHNVS NOB C (Galerius Valerius Maximian, Noble Caesar). Reverse: CUNCORDIA AVCC (Harmony of the Two Emperors).

Bibliography:  RIC V 678

Notes:  According to RIC, the [symbol] in the exergue of the reverse is a mintmark indicating Lugdunum.

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