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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2644
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Galerius; Diocletian; Rome
Denomination:  Radiate Fractional Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  297-298
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  3.25
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 3515. Presented by G. Fallani, 58A Via dei Babuino, Rome, 1959.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Galerius, wearing radiate crown and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Inscription in three lines within wreath.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: MVXIMIHNVS NOB CHES (Maximian [Galerius], Noble Caesar). Reverse: VOT • XX Z (Prayers for Twenty Years of Rule, Mint mark: Z).

Bibliography:  RIC VI 88B

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