Online Collections at UoB - Objects
Go to the Advanced Search
Viewing Record 1 of 1 


Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2854
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Licinius I; Heraclea
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Marmara Ereğlisi
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  316-317
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  2.97
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 1376. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
BIRBI-R2854.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Licinius I, wearing laurel wreath and beard, draped and cuirassed, holding mappa in r. and globe and sceptre in l., facing l. Reverse: Camp gate with three turrets, no doors.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP LICI-NIVS HVC (Imperator Licinius Augustus). Reverse: PROVIDEN-TIHE HVCC (To the Foresight of the Emperors). In Exergue: HTΓ

Bibliography:  RIC VII 15 var.

Notes:  According to RIC, the HTΓ in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Heraclea. As opposed to the type in RIC, the obverse figure is cuirassed.

3 Related People

Heraclea
Roman


Haines_Geoffrey-T.jpg
Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Licinius I
Roman
c.263
325
Viewing Record 1 of 1