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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2543
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Diocletian; Carthage
Denomination:  Argenteus
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  299-300
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.75
Weight (g):  3.43
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 2221. A. H. Baldwin, 1943.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Diocletian, wearing laurel wreath and beard, facing r. Reverse: Inscription in two lines within laurel wreath.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DIOCLETI-HNVS HVC (Diocletian Augustus). Reverse: X.C-VI (96).

Bibliography:  RIC VI 15A var.

Notes:  The inscription on the reverse is a variant on the RIC type (X.C).

3 Related People

Diocletian
Roman
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Carthage
Roman;Byzantine


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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