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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2513
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Maximian; Rome
Denomination:  Antoninianus
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  285-286
Metal:  Silver and base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  3.56
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 993. W. S. Lincoln, 1928.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Maximian, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Jupiter, naked but cloaked, standing facing l., holding thunderbolt in r. and sceptre in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP MAXIMIHNVS P F HVG (Imperator Maximian Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: IOVI CO-NSER-VAT AVGG (Jupiter, Protector of the Two Emperors). In Exergue: XXIΓ

Bibliography:  RIC V 506

Notes:  Traces of silvering. According to RIC, the XXIΓ in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Rome.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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