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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2845
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey; Langwith Hoard
Maker:  Licinius I; Rome
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  320-321
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  3.60
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 852. From a find near Langwith, Yorkshire, Spink, 1924.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Licinius I, wearing laurel wreath and beard, facing r. Reverse: Inscription in three lines, encircled by laurel wreath.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP LICI-NIVS HVC (Imperator Licinius Augustus). Reverse: D N LICINI HVCVSTI VOT.XX (Our Lord Licinius Augustus, Prayers for Twenty Years of Rule). In Exergue: R EU CS

Bibliography:  RIC VII 228

Notes:  According to RIC, the R EU CS in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Rome.

4 Related People

Licinius I
Roman
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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1899
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Langwith Hoard



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