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ID number:  BIRBI-R2881
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Licinius I; Alexandria
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Africa: Egypt, Lower Egypt, Alexandria
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  321-324
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  3.38
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1595. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Licinius I, wearing radiate crown and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Jupiter, naked but cloaked, standing facing l., holding Victory on globe in r. and leaning on eagle-topped sceptre with l.; eagle with wreath in beak at feet, to l., and captive at feet, to r.; IIΓ X in field to r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C VAL LICIN LICINIVS Γ F ΛVC (Imperator Caesar Valerius Licinianus Licinius Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: IOVI CONS-сRVAYORI (To Jupiter, the Defender). In Exergue: SMHLB

Bibliography:  RIC VII 28

Notes:  According to RIC, the SM[A]LB in the exergue of the reverse and IIΓ X in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officinae) indicating Alexandria.

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Licinius I
Roman
c.263
325
Alexandria



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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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