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ID number:  BIRBI-R2551
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Diocletian; Antioch
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Antioch
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  294-295
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.65
Weight (g):  10.43
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 722. W. S. Lincoln, 1924.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Diocletian, wearing laurel wreath and beard, facing r. Reverse: Genius, naked but cloaked and wearing modius, standing facing l., holding patera in r. and cornucopia in l.; * and Δ in field, to l. and r. respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IHP C DIOCLETIHNVS P F AVG (Imperator Caesar Diocletian Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: GENIO POPV-LI ROMANI (To the Genius of the Roman People). In Exergue: ANT

Bibliography:  RIC VI 44A

Notes:  According to RIC, the ANT in the exergue on the reserve and the * Δ in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officinae) indicating Antioch.

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