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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2544
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Diocletian; Carthage
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  297
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.85
Weight (g):  10.71
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 1561. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Diocletian, wearing laurel wreath and beard, facing r. Reverse: Africa, draped and wearing elephant-skin head-dress, standing frontally with head facing l., holding standard in r. and tusk in l.; lion with captured bull at feet, to l., and H. in field, to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP DIOCLETIHNVS R F AVC (Imperator Diocletian Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: FELIX HDVENT HVGG NN (Happy Arrival of Our Two Emperors). In Exergue: PCP

Bibliography:  RIC VI 21A

Notes:  According to RIC, the P[K]P in the exergue of the reverse and [A] in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Carthage.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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