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ID number:  BIRBI-R1537
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Maximinus Thrax; Rome
Denomination:  Dupondius
Place made:  Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 235-236
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.60
Weight (g):  13.84
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 3510. Presented by 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: Victory, winged, draped, advancing facing r., holding wreath in extended r. and palm in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMD MAXIMINVS PIΓS AVG (Imperator Maximinus Pius Augustus). Reverse: VICTO-RI-A AVG S C (Imperial Victory; S C - Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 68

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
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