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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2629
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Galerius; Diocletian; Londinium
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: United Kingdom, London
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  307
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.85
Weight (g):  6.84
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 2921. Rev. Sydenham Collection Sale, A. H. Baldwin, 1953.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Galerius, wearing laurel wreath and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Genius, naked but cloaked, covering l. arm and loins, and head towered, standing facing l., holding patera in r. and cornucopia in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP MUXIMIUNVS P F UUC (Imperator [Galerius] Maximian Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: CEN…O POP ROM (The Genius of the Roman People). In Exergue: PLN

Bibliography:  RIC VI 86

Notes:  According to RIC, the PLN in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Londinium.

4 Related People

Diocletian
Roman
244
312
Galerius
Roman

311
Londinium



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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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