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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1547
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Maximus; Maximinus Thrax; Rome
Denomination:  As
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 235-236
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.40
Weight (g):  8.26
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 1796. J. H. Daniels, 12 Buxton Road, Brighton, Sussex, 1934.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Maximus, bare, draped, facing r. Reverse: Priestly emblems: jug between lituus and knife on l. and to r., simpulum and sprinkler.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: C IVL VEDVS MAXIMVS CAES (Gaius Julius Verus Maximus Caesar). Reverse: PIETAS AVG (Imperial Piety). In Exergue: S C (Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 7B

Notes:  Countermark on reverse, uncertain non-Latin script.

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