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ID number:  BIRBI-R2712
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Maxentius; Ticinum
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Lombardy, Pavia
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  307-308
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.60
Weight (g):  5.38
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 2848. Rev. Sydenham Collection Sale, A. H. Baldwin, 1953.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Maxentius, wearing laurel wreath and beard, facing r. Reverse: Roma, draped and helmeted, seated frontally with head facing l., holding globe in r. and sceptre in l., in hexastyle temple with knobs as acroteria and empty pediment.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: MΠXENTIVS P F HVC (Maxentius Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: CONSERV VRB SVAE (Defender of the City). In Exergue: ST

Bibliography:  RIC VI 91

Notes:  According to RIC, the ST in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Ticinum.

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