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ID number:  BIRBI-R2700
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Maximinus Daia; Galerius; Alexandria
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Africa: Egypt, Lower Egypt, Alexandria
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  308-310
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.40
Weight (g):  7.08
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1589. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Maximinus, wearing laurel wreath, with parallel ties and pointed-rounded truncation (β-γ), and beard, facing r. Reverse: Genius, naked but cloaked, wearing modius, standing facing l., pouring from patera in r. and holding cornucopia in l.; K P E in field, to bottom l., bottom r. and mid r. respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CHL VAL MAXIMINVS NOB CHES (Galerius Valerius Maximinus, Noble Caesar). Reverse: CENIO CA-ESARIS (The Genius of the Caesar). In Exergue: CLE

Bibliography:  RIC VI 100A

Notes:  According to RIC, the [A]LE in the exergue of the reverse and K P E (anticlockwise) in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officinae) indicating Alexandria. The laurel ties on the obverse bust appear to be both rounded and pointed.

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