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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0446
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Magnus Maximus; Aquileia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Aquileia
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  387-388
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.45
Weight (g):  1.63
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2884. Clement Platt, Paris, 1953.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maximus, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: camp gate with two towers surmounted by star.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ...□C MΠ XIVVS P P AVC (our lord Magnus Maximus pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: SPHS RO MH NORVM (hope of the Romans). Mint mark: SMAQS (mint of Aquileia).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 55a

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Aquileia



Magnus Maximus
Roman
c.335
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