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ID number:  BIRBI-R2837
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Licinius I; Licinius II; Arelate
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: France, Southeastern France, Arles
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  317
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.20
Weight (g):  3.58
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1605. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Licinius II, wearing laurel wreath, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Jupiter, naked but cloaked and radiate, standing facing l., holding thunderbolt in r. and leaning on sceptre with l.; R S in field, to l. and r. respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: VAL LICINIVS NOb CΔES (Valerius Licinius, Noble Caesar). Reverse: IOVI CON-S-ERVATORI (To Jupiter, the Defender). In Exergue: TARL

Bibliography:  RIC VII 126

Notes:  According to RIC, the TARL in the exergue of the reverse and R S in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officinae) indicating Arelate.

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