A ROMAN BRONZE FOLLIS OF GALERIUS

A ROMAN BRONZE FOLLIS OF GALERIUS


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1212862
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Reign of Galerius as Augustus (305-311 A.D.)

Antioch Mint; December 308- May 310 A.D.

Obverse: Laureate head of Galerius facing right. IMP C GAL VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG.

Reverse: Genius standing facing left, naked except for modius and chlamys. Cornucopia held in his left hand, a patera from which liquid flows in his right. Crescent in left field. Z is right field.

In very fine condition with natural patina present. Found in Samaria.

Diameter: 26 mm; Weight: 7.1 g

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Bibliography:

Roman Imperial Coinage VI, 106A.