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ID number:  BIRBI-R2832
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Licinius I; Treveri
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Trier
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  316
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  2.68
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1593. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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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, with head turreted, 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 HVC (Imperator Licinius Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: GENIO POP HOM (To the Genius of the Roman People). In Exergue: ATR

Bibliography:  RIC VII 121

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

3 Related People

Treveri
Roman


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