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ID number:  BIRBI-R2734
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Licinius; Treveri
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Trier
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 310-313
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  3.91
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 826. W. Gilbert, 1924.
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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.; T F in field, to l. and r. respectively.

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

Bibliography:  RIC VI 845B

Notes:  According to RIC, the PTR in the exergue of the reverse and T F in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Treveri.

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