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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0445
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Magnus Maximus; Mediolanum
Denomination:  Siliqua
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Lombardy, Milan
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  387-388
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.55
Weight (g):  1.48
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 285.
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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: D N MAC M· XIMVS P F ΛVG (our lord Magnus Maximus pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VIRTVS RO MΛNORVM (virtue of the Romans). Mint mark: MDPS (mint of Mediolanum).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 19a

3 Related People

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Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Magnus Maximus
Roman
c.335
388
Mediolanum
Roman; Ostrogothic


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