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ID number:  BIRBI-R2840
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:  320-321
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  2.77
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1598. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Licinius I, wearing laurel wreath and beard, facing r. Reverse: Inscription in three lines.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IVP LıCIN-IVS P F AVC (Imperator Licinius Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: LICINI.AVCVSTI VO-TIS XX (Licinius Augustus, Prayers for Twenty Years of Rule). In Exergue: □Λ

Bibliography:  RIC VII 219

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

3 Related People

Arelate
Roman


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
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