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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2565
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Maximian; Constantius I; Galerius; Diocletian; Treveri
Denomination:  Argentius
Place made:  Europe: Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Trier
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  295-297
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  3.69
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1991. Ex Imhof Blumer Collection, A. H. Baldwin, 1942.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Maximian, wearing laurel wreath and beard, facing r. Reverse: The four princes sacrificing over a tripod before a gate in a six-turreted enclosure.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: MAXIMI-ANVS HVC (Maximian Augustus). Reverse: VIRTVS MILITVM (The Courage of the Soldiers). In Exergue: G

Bibliography:  RIC VI 109B

Notes:  According to RIC, the [C] in the exergue on the reverse is a mintmark indicating Treveri.

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