Co 890 (Middle Roman follis of Galerius from Syrian Antioch) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC VI, Antioch 51b, p. 620
Preservation comment
Wear: VF. Very slight pitting in places; faint incipient brown patina.
Axis (1-12
12
Has denomination
Follis
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
26.0
Numismatic Mint
Antioch on the Orontes
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
8.74
Obverse Description
Laureate head of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
GAL VAL MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES
Reverse Description
Genius standing left holding cornucopia in left arm, patera in right hand; to left, ✶ | ✶ ; to right, crescent | Z
Reverse Inscription
GENIO POPV-L-I ROMANI; in exergue, ANT
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Billon (Material)
Obverse Photograph
Reverse Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 890 (Middle Roman follis of Galerius from Syrian Antioch).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0890>