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ID number:  BIRBI-R2740
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Licinius; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 312-313
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.40
Weight (g):  3.11
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1026. Ex R. G. Peckitt Collection, 1928.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Licinius, wearing laurel wreath and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Jupiter, naked but cloaked, standing facing, holding Victory on globe in r. and sceptre in l.; eagle with wreath in beak at feet, to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP LIC LICINIVS P F HVC (Imperator Licinianus Licinius Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: IOVI CONSERVHTORI AVCC NN (Jupiter, The Protector of Our Two Emperors). In Exergue: •TS•H•

Bibliography:  RIC VI 60

Notes:  According to RIC, the •TS•[A]• in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Thessalonica.

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