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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2562
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Maximian; Londinium
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: United Kingdom, London
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  307
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.65
Weight (g):  6.81
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 641. Ex Sir Charles Oman Collection, 1949.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Maximian, wearing laurel wreath and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Genius, naked but cloaked, covering l. shoulder and loins, and wearing modius, standing facing l., holding patera in r. and cornucopia in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N MIIXIMIIINO P C S UVC (Our Lord Maximian Pius Felix, Senior Augustus). Reverse: GENIO POP ROM (The Genius of the Roman People). In Exergue: PLN

Bibliography:  RIC VI 90

Notes:  According to RIC, the PLN in the exergue on the reverse are mintmarks indicating Londinium.

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Maximian
Roman

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Londinium



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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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