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ID number:  BIRBI-R2530
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Diocletian; Treveri
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Trier
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  296-297
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.70
Weight (g):  9.89
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1565. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Diocletian, wearing laurel wreath and beard, facing r., as seen from behind. Reverse: Genius, naked but cloaked and wearing modius, standing facing l., holding patera in r. and cornucopia in l.; A and Γ in field, to l. and r. of figure respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP DIOCLETIANVS P AVC (Imperator Diocletian Pius Augustus). Reverse: CENIC POPV-LI AOMHNI (To the Genius of the Roman People). In Exergue: TH

Bibliography:  RIC VI 181A

Notes:  According to RIC, the T[R] in the exergue of the reverse and the A Γ in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Treveri.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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