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ID number:  BIRBI-R2703
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Maximinus Daia; Alexandria
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Africa: Egypt, Lower Egypt, Alexandria
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  310
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.55
Weight (g):  6.38
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 41. W. S. Lincoln, 1920.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Maximinus, wearing laurel wreath, with parallel ties and pointed truncation (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 Δ in field, to top l., bottom l., bottom r. and mid r. respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C CHL VAL MHXIMINVS P F AVC (Imperator Caesar Galerius Valerius Maximinus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: CENIO IMPE-RATORIS (The Genius of the Emperor as Commander in Chief). In Exergue: ALE

Bibliography:  RIC VI 121C

Notes:  According to RIC, the ALE in the exergue of the reverse and * K P ∆ (anticlockwise) in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officinae) indicating Alexandria.

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