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ID number:  BIRBI-R2524
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:  294
Metal:  Silver and base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  4.26
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 1586. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Galerius, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Providentia, draped, standing facing l., holding baton in r. and sceptre in l.; globe at feet, to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: GAL VHL MAXIMIANVS NOB C (Galerius Valerius Maximian, Noble Caesar). Reverse: PHUVIDE-N-T DEOR (Foresight of the Gods). In Exergue: II

Bibliography:  RIC V 689 var.

Notes:  Silvered. According to RIC, the II in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Lugdunum. As opposed to the RIC type, the mintmark is II, rather than I.

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