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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2653
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Galerius; Antioch
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Antioch
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  310
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  6.58
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2924. Rev. Sydenham Collection Sale, A. H. Baldwin, 1953.
BIRBI-R2653.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Galerius, wearing laurel wreath and beard, facing r. Reverse: Genius, naked but cloaked, wearing modius, standing facing l., pouring liquor from patera in r. over altar, to l., and cornucopia in l.; * B in field, to l. and r. respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IHP C GΔL VHL MAXΓHVIHVS P F AVG (Imperial Caesar Galerius Maximian Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: GENIO IHP-ERATORIS (The Genius of the Emperor as Commander in Chief). In Exergue: ΛHT

Bibliography:  RIC VI 133A

Notes:  According to RIC, the [A]HT in the exergue of the reverse and the * B (anti-clockwise) in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officinae) indicating Antioch.

3 Related People

Galerius
Roman

311
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Antioch



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