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An Alexandrian tetradrachm of the emperor Maximinus I with a reverse showing Hermanubis Coin Type: Potin tetradrachm of Maximinus I, 235-238 CE.
Mint and Date: Alexandria, 236-237 CE.
Size and Weight: 21mm x 23mm, 12.79g
Youthful laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind.
Reverse: Laureate bust of Hermanubis right, himation on shoulder, crowned with a kalathos and lotus bud, caduceus surmounted by a palm-leaf before.
Field Marks: LΓ in left field (regnal year 3).
Provenance: rockman101 (eBay), December 2007.
Ref: RCV (2005) 8383; Dattari 4576; BMCG 1789, Milne 3250 var (obverse legend: ... ЄV CЄB)
BW Ref: 003 036 119
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