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ID number:  BIRBI-R2687
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Maximinus Daia; Treviri
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Trier
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  310-313
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.40
Weight (g):  4.70
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2553. From the Collection of either the Late Prof. Sir Charles Oman or of Mr C. C. Oman, 1949.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Maximinus, wearing laurel wreath and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Genius, naked but cloaked, covering l. shoulder and loins, head towered, standing facing l., holding patera in r. and cornucopia in l.; T F in field, to l. and r. respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP MAXIMINVS P F HVC (Imperator Maximinus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: CENIO POP ROM (The Genius of the Roman People). In Exergue: PTR

Bibliography:  RIC VI 849A

Notes:  According to RIC, the PTR in the exergue of the reverse and T F in field of the reverse are mintmarks (officinae) indicating Treviri.

2 Related People

Maximinus Daia
Roman
c.270
313
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