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ID number:  BIRBI-R2657
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Galerius; Alexandria
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Africa: Egypt, Lower Egypt, Alexandria
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  308-310
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.40
Weight (g):  6.04
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1017. Presented by Mr Percy H. Webb, 1928.

Description:  Obverse: Head of Galerius, wearing laurel wreath, with divergent ties and pointed truncation (α), and beard, facing r. Reverse: Genius, naked but cloaked, wearing modius, standing facing l., pouring liquor from patera in r. and cornucopia in l.; K P A in field, to l., to bottom r. and mid r. respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP G GAL VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG (Imperator Caesar Galerius Valerius Maximian Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: GENIO IMP-ERATORIS (The Genius of the Emperor as Commander in Chief). In Exergue: HLE

Bibliography:  RIC VI 101A

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

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton


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