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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2541
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Diocletian; Rome
Denomination:  Argentius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  294
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  3.84
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1969. B. A. Seaby, 1941.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Diocletian, laureate, facing r. Reverse: Diocletian, Maximian, Constantius Chlorus, and Galerius, draped, sacrificing over tripod; behind, gate in a six-turreted enclosure.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DIOCLET IANVS AVG (Diocletian Augustus). Reverse: PROVIDE NTIA AVGG (Imperial providence). R in exergue.

Bibliography:  RIC VI 30a

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Diocletian
Roman
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Rome
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