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ID number:  BIRBI-R2839
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Licinius I; Arelate
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: France, Southeastern France, Arles
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  319
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.85
Weight (g):  3.32
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3517. Presented by G. Fallani, 58A Via del Babuino, Rome, 1959.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Licinius I, wearing laurel wreath and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Emperor borne by eagle, standing facing r., wings pointing downward; emperor holding thunderbolt in r. and sceptre in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IVP LICI-NIVS ΔVC (Imperator Licinius Augustus). Reverse: IOVI CO…ᴗERVATORI AVC (To Jupiter, the Defender of the Emperor). In Exergue: PARL

Bibliography:  RIC VII 197

Notes:  According to RIC, the PARL in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Arelate.

3 Related People

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