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ID number:  BIRBI-R2628
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Galerius; Diocletian; Londinium
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: United Kingdom, London
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  300-305
Metal:  Silver and base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.75
Weight (g):  9.00
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4172. Ex Sydenham, A. H. Baldwin, October 1963.
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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: MΛXIMIANVS NOB CAES ([Galerius] Maximian, Noble Caesar). Reverse: GENI… IOPV-LI ROMΛNI (The Genius of the Roman People).

Bibliography:  RIC VI 15

Notes:  Traces of silvering.

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