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Maximinus II Daia, Late 309 - 30 April 313 A.D.
The meaning of the CMH ligature, used at Nicomedia and Cyzicus, is uncertain but it may be a mark of value indicating 48 coins per pound of bronze.
RT85607. Billon follis, Hunter V 32 (also 1st officina), RIC VI Nicomedia 66c, SRCV IV 14827, Cohen VII 34, Choice EF
, well centered and struck, sharp detail, traces of silvering, some pin prick pitting, 1st officina, Nicomedia (Izmit, Turkey) mint, weight 5.651g, maximum diameter 22.3mm, die axis 180o
, 310 - 311 A.D.; obverse IMP C GAL VAL MAXIMINVS P F AVG, laureate head right; reverse GENIO AVGVSTI CMH (CMH ligate), Genius standing slightly left, head left, nude but for chlamys over shoulders and left arm, kalathos on head, pouring libations from patera in right hand, cornucopia in left hand, SMNA in exergue; $135.00
Catalog current as of Sunday, June 16, 2019.
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