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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.
RT87894. Billon follis, RIC VI Nicomedia 54a, cf. SRCV IV 14827 (310- 311 A.D.), Hunter V 33 var. (2nd officina), Cohen VII -, Choice aEF, excellent centering and stike, minor surface flaws, tiny edge split, 4th officina, Nicomedia (Izmit, Turkey) mint, weight 7.637g, maximum diameter 26.1mm, die axis 180o
, c. Dec 308 - May 310 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, SMN∆ in exergue; ex Beast Coins;
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