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ID number:  BIRBI-R2704
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Maximinus Daia; Alexandria
Denomination:  Aureus
Place made:  Africa: Egypt, Lower Egypt, Alexandria
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  311-313
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  7.48
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Barber Acquisition 0128B. A. H. Baldwin, 1973.

Description:  Obverse: Head of Maximinus, wearing laurel wreath and beard, facing r. Reverse: Sol, draped and cloaked, standing facing l., raising r. hand and holding head of Serapis, wearing modius, in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: MAXIMI-NVS P F AVC (Maximinus Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: SOLI IN-UICTO (The Invincible Sol). In Exergue: ALE

Bibliography:  RIC VI 132

Notes:  According to RIC, the ALE in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Alexandria.

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