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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2540
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Diocletian; Aquileia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Aquileia
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  296
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.80
Weight (g):  9.66
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1563. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Diocletian, wearing laurel wreath and beard, facing r. Reverse: Genius, naked but cloaked and wearing modius, standing facing l., holding patera in r. and cornucopia in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: INP DIOCLETIHNVS P F AVC (Imperator Diocletian Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: GENI… POPV-LI ROMHNI (To the Genius of the Roman People). In Exergue: AQS

Bibliography:  RIC VI 23A

Notes:  According to RIC, the AQS in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Aquileia.

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