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ID number:  BIRBI-R2536
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Diocletian; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: France, Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  307
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.90
Weight (g):  7.79
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1562. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Diocletian, wearing laurel wreath and beard, wearing imperial mantle, holding olive-branch in r. and mappa in l., facing r. Reverse: Quies, draped, standing facing l., holding branch in r. and sceptre in l.; N in field, to r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D V DIOCLETIHNO P F S HVC (Our Lord Diocletian Pius Felix, Senior Augustus). Reverse: QVIES HV-CVSTOHVM (Imperial Retirement). In Exergue: PLC

Bibliography:  RIC VI 216

Notes:  According to RIC, the PLC in the exergue of the reverse and the N in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Lugdunum.

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