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ID number:  BIRBI-R2525
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:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.45
Weight (g):  3.87
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 1583. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Galerius, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Soldier, in military attire and helmeted, standing facing l., holding shield with r. and sceptre in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: MHXIMIHNVS NOB C (Maximian, Noble Caesar). Reverse: VIHTV-S HVCC (To the Courage of the Two Emperors). In Exergue: B

Bibliography:  RIC V 692

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

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
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