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ID number:  BIRBI-R2848
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Licinius I; Siscia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Croatia, Sisak
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  313-315
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.10
Weight (g):  3.51
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1029. Ex R. G. Peckitt Collection, 1928.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Licinius I, wearing laurel wreath and beard, facing r. Reverse: Jupiter, naked but cloaked, standing facing l., holding Victory on globe in r. and leaning on sceptre with l.; eagle holding wreath in beak at feet, to l., and Γ in field, to r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP LICINIVS P F HVC (Imperator Licinius Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: IOVI CON-SERVHTORI (To the Jupiter, the Defender). In Exergue: SIS

Bibliography:  RIC VII 8

Notes:  According to RIC, the SIS in the exergue of the reverse and Γ in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Siscia.

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