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ID number:  BIRBI-R2692
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Maximinus Daia; Galerius; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  309-310
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.60
Weight (g):  8.50
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2847. Rev. Sydenham Collection Sale, A. H. Baldwin, 1953.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Maximinus, wearing laurel wreath and beard, facing r. Reverse: Genius, naked but cloaked, wearing modius, standing facing l., pouring from patera in r. and holding cornucopia in l.; * Δ in field, to l. and r. respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: MHXIMINVS FIL AVCC (Maximinus, Son of the Emperors). Reverse: GENIO CH-ESHRIS (The Genius of the Caesar). In Exergue: •SM•TS•

Bibliography:  RIC VI 32A

Notes:  According to RIC, the •SM•TS• in the exergue of the reverse and * Δ in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officinae) indicating Siscia.

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