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ID number:  BIRBI-R2567
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Maximian; Treveri
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Trier
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  305-307
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.90
Weight (g):  11.47
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 1572. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Maximian, wearing laurel wreath and beard, wearing imperial mantle and holding branch in r. and mappa in l., facing r. Reverse: Providentia, draped, standing facing r., extending r. to Quies, draped, standing facing l., holding branch in r. and leaning on sceptre with l.; S and F in field, on either side of figures, and KΔ in field, in between figures.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N MHXIMIHNO FELICISSIMO SEN ΠVC (Our Lord Maximian, Most Fortunate, Senior Augustus). Reverse: PROVIDENTIH DEORVM QVIES AVCC (The Foresight of the Gods, Retirement of the Emperors). In Exergue: PTR

Bibliography:  RIC VI 678

Notes:  According to RIC, the PTR in the exergue on the reverse and the S (l.) KΔ (mid.) F (r.) in the field on the reverse are mintmarks (officinae) indicating Treveri.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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