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ID number:  BIRBI-R2586
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Maximian; Kyzikos
Denomination:  Radiate Fractional Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Mysia, Kyzikos
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  295-299
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  2.80
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 830. W. Gilbert, 1924.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Maximian, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Emperor, in military attire, standing facing r., receiving Victory on globe in r. from Jupiter, naked but cloaked, standing facing l., leaning on sceptre with l.; KE in field, in between figures.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C M H MHXIMIHNVS P F HVC (Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Maximian Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: CONCORDIH …-LITVM (The Harmony of the Soldiers).

Bibliography:  RIC VI 16B

Notes:  According to RIC, the KE in the field on the reverse are mintmarks (officinae) indicating Kyzikos.

3 Related People

Kyzikos
Roman; Byzantine


Maximian
Roman

310
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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