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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2633
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Galerius; Diocletian; Treveri
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Trier
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  303-305
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.85
Weight (g):  8.90
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2917. 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, and head towered, standing facing l., holding patera in r. and cornucopia in l.; S and F in field, to l. and r. respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: MHXIMIANVS NOBIL C ([Galerius] Maximian, Noble Caesar). Reverse: GENIO POPV-LI ROMHNI (The Genius of the Roman People). In Exergue: PTR

Bibliography:  RIC VI 594B

Notes:  According to RIC, the PTR in the exergue of the reverse and S F in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officinae) indicating Treveri.

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