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ID number:  BIRBI-R2603
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constantius I; Constantine I; Treveri
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Trier
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  307-308
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.60
Weight (g):  6.37
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2528.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantius, wearing laurel wreath, veil, and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Garlanded altar, with flame atop; eagle to either side.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DIVO ᴖONSTHNTIO PID (Divine Constantius, Pius). Reverse: MEMORIH FELIX (Happy Memory). In Exergue: PTR

Bibliography:  RIC VI 789

Notes:  According to RIC, the PTR in the exergue on the reverse are mintmarks indicating Treveri.

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