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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2636
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Galerius; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: France, Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  307
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.80
Weight (g):  8.83
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1573. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Galerius, wearing laurel wreath and beard, cuirassed, holding sceptre in r. over shoulder, facing l. Reverse: Genius, naked but cloaked, covering loins, wearing modius, standing facing l., holding patera in r. and cornucopia in l.; T F in field, to l. and r. respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP MHXIMIHNVS P F AVC (Imperator [Galerius] Maximian Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: CENIO POP ROM (The Genius of the Roman People). In Exergue: PLC

Bibliography:  RIC VI 218

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

3 Related People

Lugdunum
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Galerius
Roman

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