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ID number:  BIRBI-R2705
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:  311
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.65
Weight (g):  6.69
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2845. 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: Eagle, facing r., standing above garland on lighted altar; ᴗ K P Γ in field, to top l., bottom l., bottom r. and mid r. respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DIVO MAXIMIANO MAXIMINVS AVC FIL (The Divine [Galerius] Maximian, Maximinus Son of the Emperor). Reverse: AETERMHE MEMOAIHE CAL MAXIMIANI (To the Eternal Memory of Galerius Maximianus). In Exergue: ALE

Bibliography:  RIC VI 133

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

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