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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2768
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine I; Galerius; Treveri
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Trier
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 306-307
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.70
Weight (g):  10.22
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3170. Ex P. D. Whitting Collection (purchased at special price of 1/- each), 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing laurel wreath, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Genius, naked but cloaked, covering l. shoulder and loins, head towered, standing facing l., holding patera in r. and cornucopia in l.; S F in field, to l. and r. respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: FL VAL CONSTNNTINVS NOB C (Flavius Valerius Constantine, Noble Caesar). Reverse: CENIO POPV-LI ROMHIII (To The Genius of the Roman People). In Exergue: PTR

Bibliography:  RIC VI 668C

Notes:  According to RIC, the PTR in the exergue of the reverse and S F in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officinae) indicating Treveri.

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