Definition of follis in English:

follis

nounplural noun folles/ˈfälēz/

  • A bronze or copper coin of a type introduced by the Roman emperor Diocletian in AD 296 and also used later in Byzantine currency.

    ‘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.’

Pronunciation

follis

/ˈfäləs/ /ˈfɑləs/ /ˈfôləs/ /ˈfɔləs/

Origin

Latin.