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ID number:  BIRBI-R2691
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Maximinus Daia; Siscia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Croatia, Sisak
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  313
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  3.08
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1590. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
BIRBI-R2691.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Maximinus, wearing laurel wreath and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Jupiter, naked but cloaked, standing facing l., holding Victory on globe in r. and leaning on sceptre with l.; eagle at feet, to l., and Γ in field, to r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP MAXIVINVS P F ΛVV (Imperator Maximinus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: IOVI CON◦FRVΛTORI ΛVGG NN (Jupiter, the Protector of Our Two Emperors). In Exergue: CIS

Bibliography:  RIC VI 234B

Notes:  According to RIC, the [S]IS in the exergue of the reverse and Γ in the field of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Carthage. Γ in r. of field on reverse unusually worn, probably on die rather than coin.

3 Related People

Maximinus Daia
Roman
c.270
313
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Siscia
Roman


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