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ID number:  BIRBI-R2695
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Maximinus Daia; Antioch
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Antioch
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  310
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.15
Weight (g):  5.85
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 3423. A. H. Baldwin, 1958.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Maximinus, wearing laurel wreath and beard, facing r. Reverse: Genius, naked but cloaked, wearing modius, standing facing l., pouring from patera in r. over altar, to l., and holding cornucopia in l.; ᴗ Δ E in field, to top l., bottom r. and mid r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C GHL VHL MAXIMINVS P P AVC (Imperator Caesar Galerius Valerius Maximinus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: GENIO IMP-ERHTORIS (The Genius of the Emperor as Commander in Chief). In Exergue: ΠNT

Bibliography:  RIC VI 133C var.

Notes:  According to RIC, the [A]NT in the exergue of the reverse and ᴗ Δ E (anticlockwise) in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officinae) indicating Antioch. As opposed to the type in RIC, this coin has different mintmarks.

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