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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.115.324
People
Galerius, Roman (r. 305 - 311 CE)
Title
Follis of Galerius Maximianus, Alexandria
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
308-310
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Africa, Alexandria (Egypt)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Late
Culture
Roman
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/172436
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
6.65 g
Die Axis
6
Denomination
follis
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: IMP C GAL VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG
  • Reverse Inscription: GENIO IMP-ERATORIS
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RIC VI, p. 678, 101a
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Transfer from the Alice Corinne McDaniel Collection, Department of the Classics, Harvard University
Accession Year
2008
Object Number
2008.115.324
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obverse: IMP C GAL VAL MAXIMIANUS P F AUG, laureate head of Galerius r.
Reverse: GENIO POPU-LI ROMANI, Genius, holding patera and cornucopia, in field l., D; in field r., (gamma) over P; in exergue, ALE.

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