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ID number:  BIRBI-R2534
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:  305-307
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.80
Weight (g):  10.91
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2761. Presented by Mr P. D. Whitting, 1951.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Diocletian, wearing laurel wreath and beard, wearing imperial mantle, holding olive-branch in r. and mappa in l., facing r. Reverse: Providentia, draped, standing facing r., holding baton in l. and extending r. to Quies, draped, standing facing l., holding branch in r. and sceptre in l.; S and F in field, to l. and r. of figure respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N DIOCLETIANO FELICISSIMO SEN AVC (Our Lord Diocletian, Most Fortunate, Senior Augustus). Reverse: PRoVIUENTIH DEORVM QVIES HVCC (Foresight of the Gods, Retirement of the Emperors). In Exergue: PTR

Bibliography:  RIC VI 676A

Notes:  According to RIC, the PTR 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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