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ID number:  BIRBI-R2532
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:  302-303
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.75
Weight (g):  9.30
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 2830. Rev. Sydenham Collection Sale, A. H. Baldwin, 1953.
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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.; S and F in field, to l. and r. of figure respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP DIOCLETIΔNVS ΛVG (Imperator Diocletian Augustus). Reverse: CENIO POPV-LI ROMANI (To the Genius of the Roman People). In Exergue: IITR

Bibliography:  RIC VI 524A

Notes:  According to RIC, the IITR in the exergue of the reverse and the S F in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Treveri.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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