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ID number:  BIRBI-R2831
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Licinius I; Londinium
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: United Kingdom, London
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  313-314
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.15
Weight (g):  3.01
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2555. From the collection of either the late Prof. Sir Charles Oman or of Mr C. C. Oman, 1949.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Licinius I, wearing laurel wreath and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Genius, naked but cloaked, covering l. shoulder and loins, and wearing modius, standing facing l., holding patera in r. and cornucopia in l.; S F in field, to l. and r. respectively.

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

Bibliography:  RIC VII 3

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

3 Related People

Licinius I
Roman
c.263
325
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Londinium



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