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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2865
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Licinius I; Antioch
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Antioch
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  315-316
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  4.53
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 111. W. S. Lincoln, 1920.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Licinius I, wearing laurel wreath and beard, draped and cuirassed, 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 BI in field, to r. respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP LIC LICINIVS P F AVC (Imperator Licinianus Licinius Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: IOVI CONSERVATORI AVCC NN (To Jupiter, the Defender of Our Emperors). In Exergue: ANT

Bibliography:  RIC VII 11

Notes:  According to RIC, the ANT in the exergue of the reverse and BI in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officinae) indicating Antioch.

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