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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2645
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Galerius; Diocletian; Rome
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  300-301
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.75
Weight (g):  9.38
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 2920. 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: Moneta, draped, standing facing l., holding scales in r. and cornucopia in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: MHXIMIHNVS NOB CAES (Maximian [Galerius], Noble Caesar). Reverse: SHCRH MↃN VRB AVC…T COESS NN (The Sacred Money of the City of Our Two Emperor and Two Caesars). In Exergue: Q[thunderbolt]

Bibliography:  RIC VI 102B

Notes:  According to RIC, the Q[thunderbolt] in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Rome.

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