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ID number:  BIRBI-R2855
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:  317
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  3.24
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 1594. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Licinius I, wearing laurel wreath and beard, draped, 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 AVC (Imperator Licinius Augustus). Reverse: DROVIDEN-TIHE HVCC (To the Foresight of the Emperors). In Exergue: MNTΔ

Bibliography:  RIC VII 17

Notes:  According to RIC, the M[H]TA in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Heraclea.

3 Related People

Licinius I
Roman
c.263
325
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Heraclea
Roman


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