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ID number:  BIRBI-R2591
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Maximian; Alexandria
Denomination:  Radiate Fractional Follis
Place made:  Africa: Egypt, Lower Egypt, Alexandria
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  305-306
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  3.56
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4433.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Maximian, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Emperor, in military attire, standing facing r., receiving Victory from Jupiter, naked but cloaked, standing facing l., leaning on sceptre with l.; B in field, in between figures.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C HΠXIVI▫NVS R F ΛVG (Imperator Caesar Maximian Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: COVCOΠDIΛ MIL-ITVM (The Harmony of the Soliders). In Exergue: ΛLb̄

Bibliography:  RIC VI 59B

Notes:  According to RIC, the [A]L[E] in the exergue on the reverse and B in field on the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Alexandria.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Maximian
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