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ID number:  BIRBI-R3488
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Vetranio; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  350
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  4.84
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 539. Vautier and Collignon, 1922.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Vetranio, facing r. draped, cuirassed, laureate, bearded. Reverse: Emperor, cuirassed, holding two standards with the Chi-Ro, one in each hand, and surmounted by star.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D M VETRAN IO P F HVC (our lord Vetranio pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: CVNCORDIA ΠILITVM (harmony of the soldiers). Mint mark: ·TS A· (Thessalonica 1).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 132

Notes:  Exhibited at the Royal Numismatic Society on the 21st of December, 1922.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
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