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ID number:  BIRBI-R2853
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Licinius I; Licinius II; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  320
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.85
Weight (g):  2.91
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 1601. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Licinius II, wearing laurel wreath, draped and cuirassed, facing l. Reverse: Inscription in three lines, encircled by laurel wreath.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CICINIVS IVN NOB CAES (Licinius the Younger, Noble Caesar). Reverse: CAESARVM NOSTRORVM VOT.V (Our Caesars, Prayers for Five Years of Rule). In Exergue: TSEVI

Bibliography:  RIC VII 93

Notes:  According to RIC, the TSEVI in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Thessalonica.

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