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ID number:  BIRBI-R1536
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Maximinus Thrax; Rome
Denomination:  Sestertius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 235-236
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.20
Weight (g):  19.91
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1437. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Maximinus Thrax, wearing laurel wreath and short-beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Salus, draped, seated facing l., feeding out of patera in r. snake coiled round altar.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP MAXIMINvS PIVS AVG (Imperator Maximinus Pius Augustus). Reverse: SALVS AVGVSTI (To the Health of the Emperors). In Exergue: S C (Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 64

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Maximinus Thrax
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