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Sestertius: CM.6590-2007

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Maker(s)

Maximinus (235-238) (Ruler)
Rome (Mint)
Roman Empire (State)

Notes

History note: Ex Ritchie W. Post, from the F. Martin Post Collection, bt F.S. Robinson, Albany, NY, ii.1980 for $150.00

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 30.00 mm
Image(width): 28.83 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Rome

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2007-11-19) by The Post Family Trust

Dating

235-03 CE - 236-01 CE

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Die Axis 350 degrees Weight 19.48 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Laureate cuirassed bust of Maximinus right

  • Text: IMP MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Fides standing facing, head left, with two standards

  • Text: FIDES MILITVM / S C
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.6590-2007
Primary reference Number: 166153
RIC: 4-2.144.43
BMC: 6.222.2
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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