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ID number:  BIRBI-R2492
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:  292
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  3.70
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 991. Ex Sir Charles Oman Collection, 1928.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Diocletian, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Hercules, naked, standing facing l., holding olive-branch in r. and club, bow and lion-skin in l.; H in field, to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C VAL DIOCLETIANVS AVC (Imperator Caesar Valerius Diocletian Augustus). Reverse: HERCVL-I CONSERVAT (Hercules, the Protector). In Exergue: XXIT

Bibliography:  RIC V 218

Notes:  According to RIC, the XXIT in the exergue of the reverse and [A] in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officinae) indicating Ticinum.

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