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ID number:  BIRBI-R2732
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Licinius; Londinium
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: United Kingdom, London
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 310-312
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  4.59
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 1035. Ex R. G. Peckitt Collection, 209C
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Licinius, wearing laurel wreath and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Genius, naked but cloaked, covering l. shoulder and loins, head towered, standing facing l., holding patera in r. and cornucopia in l.; * in field, to r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP LICINIVS P F ΛVC (Imperator Licinius Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: GENIO POP ROM (The Genius of the Roman People). In Exergue: PLN

Bibliography:  RIC VI 209C

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

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