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ID number:  BIRBI-R2526
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Diocletian; Londinium
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: United Kingdom, London
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  300-305
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.70
Weight (g):  8.76
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 4011. Ex H. V. Wade Collection, A. H. Baldwin, 1963.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Diocletian, wearing laurel wreath and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Genius, naked but cloaked and wearing modius, standing facing l., holding patera in r. and cornucopia in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C DIOCLETIHNVS P F AVC (Imperator Caesar Diocletian Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: GENIO POPV-LI ROMΛNI (To the Genius of the Roman People).

Bibliography:  RIC VI 6A

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Londinium



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