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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2668
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Severus II; Constantius; Londinium
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: United Kingdom, London
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  305-307
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.80
Weight (g):  10.62
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 354. Presented by Earle Foxe, 1921.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Severus, wearing laurel wreath and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Genius, naked but cloaked, wearing modius, standing facing l., holding patera in r. and cornucopia in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: SEVFRVL …ObɪLISSIMVH CΛESIR (Severus, Most Noble Caesar). Reverse: GENIO POPV-LI HOMΛI (The Genius of the Roman People).

Bibliography:  RIC VI 58A

4 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Severus II
Roman

307
Constantius I
Roman

306
Londinium



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