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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3453
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Magnentius; Treveri
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Trier
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  350-353
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.27
Weight (g):  5.58
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1344. W. S. Lincoln, 1931.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Magnentius, facing r. draped, cuirassed. Reverse: Emperor, cuirassed, with standard bearing the Chi-Ro in l. hand and crowning Victory over orb in r. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IM CHE MHCN ENTIXS HVC (Imperator Caesar Magnentius Augustus). Reverse: FELICITAS REIPVBLICE (prosperity of the Republic). Mint mark: TAS [upturned crescent] (mint of Treveri).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 266

3 Related People

Magnentius
Roman
303
353
Treveri
Roman


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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