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Follis with bust of Galerius, struck under Diocletian and Maximian I Herculius

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Obverse: Bust of Galerius, laureate and in armor, right. MAXIMIANVSNOBILC Reverse: Genius standing left, holding a cup in right hand and cornucopia in left. GENIO POPVLI ROMANI A and star left and right in field) TR (in exergue)

Provenance

By 1934: Private Collection, U.S.; anonymous gift to MFA, December 6, 1934

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 298–299

Mint

Treveri

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 9.02 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

34.1390

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins