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ID number:  BIRBI-R2696
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:  312
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  4.41
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2931. Rev. Sydenham Collection Sale, A. H. Baldwin, 1953.
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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., holding head of Sol, radiate, to r. and cornucopia in l.; * E in field, to l. and r. respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C GHL VAL MHXIMINVS P F AVG (Imperator Caesar Galerius Valerius Maximinus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: GENIO HVGVSTI (The Genius of the Emperor). In Exergue: ANT

Bibliography:  RIC VI 164B

Notes:  According to RIC, the ANT in the exergue of the reverse and * E in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officinae) indicating Antioch.

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