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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2685
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Maximinus Daia; Londinium
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: United Kingdom, London
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  310-312
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.45
Weight (g):  4.32
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 1019. Ex Sir Charles Oman Collection, 1949.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Maximinus, wearing laurel wreath and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Genius, naked but cloaked, covering l. shoulder and loins, wearing modius, standing facing l., holding patera in r. and cornucopia in l.; * in field, to r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP ΛΛAXIMIMVS P F ΛVC (Imperator Maximinus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: CENI… POP RᴖM (The Genius of the Roman People). In Exergue: PLN

Bibliography:  RIC VI 209B

Notes:  According to RIC, the PLN in the exergue of the reverse and * in field of the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Londinium.

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Maximinus Daia
Roman
c.270
313
Londinium



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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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1899
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