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ID number:  BIRBI-R2627
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Galerius; Diocletian; Londinium
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: United Kingdom, London
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  298-300
Metal:  Silver and base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.80
Weight (g):  10.91
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2916. Rev. Sydenham Collection Sale, A. H. Baldwin, 1953.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Galerius, wearing laurel wreath and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Genius, naked but cloaked, and wearing modius, standing facing l., holding patera in r. and cornucopia in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: MΛXIMIΛNVS NOB CΠES ([Galerius] Maximian, Noble Caesar). Reverse: CENIO POPV-LI ROMIINI (The Genius of the Roman People).

Bibliography:  RIC VI 15

Notes:  Traces of silvering.

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