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ID number:  BIRBI-R1538
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 236-238
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.05
Weight (g):  15.90
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 1436. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Maximinus Thrax, wearing laurel wreath and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Fides, draped, standing frontally, head facing l., holding military standard in each hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG GERM (Maximinus Pius Augustus Germanicus). Reverse: FIDES MILITVM S C (Loyalty of the Soldiers; S C - Translation Disputed).

Bibliography:  RIC IV 78

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Maximinus Thrax
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
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