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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0438
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Magnus Maximus; Treveri
Denomination:  Siliqua
Place made:  Europe: Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Trier
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  383-388
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.70
Weight (g):  2.05
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Whitting 283. A. H. Baldwin, September 1961.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maximus, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Roma, enthroned, with orb in r. hand and spear in l. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: …VΔC IMVS Γ F DV· (our lord Magnus Maximus pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VIRTVS RO MANORVM (virtue of the Romans). Mint mark: TAPS (mint of Treveri).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 84b

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