Definition of follis in English:


Line breaks: fol¦lis
Pronunciation: /ˈfɒlɪs

noun (plural folles)

  • A bronze or copper coin of a type introduced by the Roman emperor Diocletian in ad 296 and also used later in Byzantine currency.
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    • The follis coin indicates that activities continued in this section of the baths until the late sixth or early seventh century A.D.
    • Each single folles was cut to make four single folles coins.



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