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ID number:  BIRBI-R2646
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:  302-303
Metal:  Silver and base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.90
Weight (g):  9.72
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2919. 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.; * in field, to r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: MHXIMIHNVS NOB CHES (Maximian [Galerius], Noble Caesar). Reverse: SHCRH MON VRB HIICC ET CHLSS NN (The Sacred Money of the City of Our Two Emperor and Two Caesars). In Exergue: RQ

Bibliography:  RIC VI 104B

Notes:  Silvered. According to RIC, the RQ in the exergue of the reverse and the * in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Rome.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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