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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R1535
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Maximinus Thrax; Rome
Denomination:  As
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 235-236
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.40
Weight (g):  10.17
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 3509. G. Fallani, 58A Via dei Babuino, Rome, 1959.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Maximinus Thrax, wearing laurel wreath and short-beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Providentia, draped, standing facing l., holding wand in r. over globe set on ground and cornucopiae in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMD MAXIMINVS DIVS ^vG (Imperator Maximinus Pius Augustus). Reverse: PROVIVE-NTJΔ AVG S C (The Foresight of the Emperor; S C - Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 63

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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