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ID number:  BIRBI-R2638
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Galerius; Diocletian; Ticinum
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Lombardy, Pavia
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  298-299
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.80
Weight (g):  9.73
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2841. Rev. Sydenham Collection Sale, A. H. Baldwin, 1953.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Galerius, wearing laurel wreath and beard, facing r. Reverse: Genius, naked but cloaked, wearing modius, standing facing l., holding patera in r. and cornucopia in l.; * in field, to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: MAXIMIHNVS NOB CAES (Maximian [Galerius], Noble Caesar). Reverse: CENIO POPV-LI ROMANI (The Genius of the Roman People). In Exergue: PT•

Bibliography:  RIC VI 35B

Notes:  According to RIC, the PT• in the exergue of the reverse and * in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Ticinum.

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