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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2600
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantius I; Maximian; Treveri
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Trier
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  302-303
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.90
Weight (g):  10.63
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2914. Rev. Sydenham Collection Sale, A. H. Baldwin, 1953.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantius, wearing laurel wreath and beard, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Genius, naked but cloaked, and wearing modius, standing facing l., holding patera in r. and cornucopia in l.; S and F in field, to l. and r. respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTANTIVS NOBIL C (Constantius, Noble Caesar). Reverse: GENIO POPV-LI ROMΛNI (The Genius of the Roman People). In Exergue: ITR

Bibliography:  RIC VI 531

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

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