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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1529
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Maximinus Thrax; Rome
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 235-236
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  2.94
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2204. Seaby, 1942.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Maximinus Thrax, wearing laurel wreath and short-beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Fides, draped, standing frontally, head facing l., holding military standard in each hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG (Imperator Maximinus Pius Augustus). Reverse: FIDES M-I-LITVM (Loyalty of the Soldiers).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 7A

3 Related People

Maximinus Thrax
Roman

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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