Online Collections at UoB - Objects
Go to the Advanced Search
Viewing Record 1 of 1 


Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2662
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Galeria Valeria; Galerius; Siscia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Croatia, Sisak
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  309-310
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.45
Weight (g):  6.13
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2929. Rev. Sydenham Collection Sale, A. H. Baldwin, 1953.
BIRBI-R2662.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Galeria Valeria, wearing diadem and necklace, patterned drapery, on crescent, facing r. Reverse: Venus, draped, standing frontally with head facing l., holding apple in r. and raising drapery over l. shoulder; ᴗ H in field, to l. and r. respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: GHL VHLERIH HVC (Galeria Valeria Augusta). Reverse: VENERI VICTRIGI (Victorius Venus). In Exergue: SIS

Bibliography:  RIC VI 210

Notes:  According to RIC, the SIS in the exergue of the reverse and the ᴗ [A] in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officinae) indicating Siscia.

4 Related People

Haines_Geoffrey-T.jpg
Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Galerius
Roman

311
Siscia
Roman


Galeria Valeria
Roman

315
Viewing Record 1 of 1