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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2589
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Maximian; Antioch
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Antioch
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  298
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.60
Weight (g):  10.31
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 849. Sundry Purchase, 1924.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Maximian, wearing laurel wreath and beard, facing r. Reverse: Genius, naked but cloaked, and wearing modius, standing facing l., pouring liquor from patera in r. and cornucopia in l.; *, *, A and ᴗ in field, anti-clockwise from top l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS P F HVG (Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Maximian Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: GENIO POPV-L-I ROMHNI (The Genius of the Roman People). In Exergue: HNT

Bibliography:  RIC VI 50B

Notes:  According to RIC, the [A]NT in the exergue on the reverse and * * A ᴗ in field on the reverse are mintmarks (officinae) indicating Antioch.

3 Related People

Maximian
Roman

310
Antioch



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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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