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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2994
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine I; Maximian; Rome
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  317-318
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.70
Weight (g):  2.35
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3111. G. De Falco, Naples, 1956.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Maximian, wearing laureated veil and bearded, facing r. Reverse: Lion, advancing facing r., tail high.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: bIV9 MHXIWIHIO ɔEN FORT IMP (Divine Maximian, Most Powerful, Senior Augustus). Reverse: UEMOPIHE HETLUNHE (Eternal Memory). In Exergue: RP

Bibliography:  RIC VII 123

Notes:  According to RIC, the RP in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Rome.

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