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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0441
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Magnus Maximus; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: France, Lyons
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  383-388
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  5.28
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3401. A. H. Baldwin, 1958.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maximus, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Emperor, cuirassed, with orb in r. hand and standard with cross in l. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N MHC MAXI MVS P C ΠVC (our lord Magnus Maximus pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VIC-·R IΛ ΛVGG (Victory of the Augusti). Mint mark: LVCP (mint of Lugdunum).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 33

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Lugdunum
Roman


Magnus Maximus
Roman
c.335
388
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