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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2575
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Maximian; Aquileia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Aquileia
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  300
Metal:  Silver and base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.80
Weight (g):  10.29
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2906. Rev. Sydenham Collection Sale, A. H. Baldwin, 1953.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Maximian, wearing laurel wreath and beard, facing r. Reverse: Moneta, draped, standing facing l., holding scales in r. and cornucopia in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP MHXIMIHNVS P F AVC (Imperator Maximian Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: SACRA NONET HVCC ET CHESS NOSTR (The Sacred Money of Our Two Emperors and Two Caesars). In Exergue: AQS

Bibliography:  RIC VI 29B

Notes:  Traces of silvering. According to RIC, the AQS in the exergue on the reverse are mintmarks indicating Aquileia.

3 Related People

Maximian
Roman

310
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Aquileia



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