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ID number:  BIRBI-R2844
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Licinius I; Licinius II; Rome
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  318-319
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  3.53
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 1602. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Licinius II, wearing laurel wreath, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Open camp gate with three turrets, no doors; P R in field, to l. and r. respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: LICINIVS IVN NOB C (Licinius the Younger, Noble Caesar). Reverse: VIRTV-S HVCC (To the Courage of the Emperors). In Exergue: RS

Bibliography:  RIC VII 172

Notes:  According to RIC, the RS in the exergue of the reverse and P R in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officinae) indicating Rome.

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