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Nummus: CM.6630-2007

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Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Maximinus II (305-312)
Ruler: Maximian (AD 286-305) (Inferred)
Ruler: Licinius I (308-24) (Inferred)
Ruler: Constantine I The Great (AD 306-37) (Inferred)
Mint: Siscia
State: Roman Empire
Mint: Sisak




History note: Ex Ritchie W. Post, from the F. Martin Post Collection, bt S.F. Huston, San Francisco, CA, xi.1986, for $100.00

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 27.50 mm
Image(width): 25.71 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Sisak

Acquisition and important dates

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


Circa 309 - Circa 310


Mint mark crescent | B over SIS

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Die Axis 135 degrees Weight 5.98 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Laureate bust of Maxentius right

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Genius standing left, naked save chlamys with modius on head, with cornucopia and patera

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.6630-2007
Primary reference Number: 166193
RIC: 6.480.207C
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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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