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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2493
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Diocletian; Ticinum
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Lombardy, Pavia
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  285
Metal:  Billon
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  3.69
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1333. W. S. Lincoln, 1931.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Diocletian, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Jupiter, naked but cloaked, standing facing l., holding thunderbolt in r. and sceptre in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C C VAL DIOCLETIHNVS P F AVG (Imperator Caesar Gaius Valerius Diocletian Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: IOVI CON-S-ERVHT (Jupiter, the Protector). In Exergue: VIXX…

Bibliography:  RIC V 222

Notes:  According to RIC, the VIXX[IT] in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Ticinum.

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