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ID number:  BIRBI-R2688
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Maximinus Daia; Galerius; Ticinum
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Lombardy, Pavia
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  305
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.80
Weight (g):  9.60
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 135. W. S. Lincoln, 1920.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Maximinus, wearing laurel wreath and beard, facing r. Reverse: Mars, naked but cloaked and helmeted, walking facing r., holding transverse spear in r. and trophy in l. over l. shoulder; • in field, to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: MAXIMINVS NOB CHESHR (Maximinus, Noble Caesar). Reverse: VIRTVS HVCC ET CHESS NN (The Courage of Our Two Emperors and Two Caesars). In Exergue: DT

Bibliography:  RIC VI 58B

Notes:  According to RIC, the [P]T in the exergue of the reverse and • in field of the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Ticinum.

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