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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2634
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Galerius; Treveri
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Trier
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  305-307
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.85
Weight (g):  10.93
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1568. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
BIRBI-R2634.jpg

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.; S and F in field, to l. and r. respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP MHXIMIANVS P F AVC (Imperator [Galerius] Maximian Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: CENIO POPV-LI ROMHNI (The Genius of the Roman People). In Exergue: PTR

Bibliography:  RIC VI 652B

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.

3 Related People

Galerius
Roman

311
Treveri
Roman


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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