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ID number:  BIRBI-R2590
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Maximian; Antioch
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Antioch
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  299-300
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.70
Weight (g):  10.47
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3864. A. H. Baldwin, 1962.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Maximian, wearing laurel wreath and beard, facing r. Reverse: Genius, naked but cloaked, and wearing modius, standing facing l., pouring liquor from patera in r. and cornucopia in l.; Δ in field, to r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C M H MHXIMIHNVS P F HVG (Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Maximian Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: GENIO POPV-LI ROMANI (The Genius of the Roman People). In Exergue: HNT

Bibliography:  RIC VI 52B

Notes:  According to RIC, the [A]NT in the exergue on the reverse and Δ in field on the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Antioch.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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