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ID number:  BIRBI-R2772
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 307
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.75
Weight (g):  8.22
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3171. 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, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Prince, in military attire, standing facing l., holding standard in each hand.; S H in field, to l. and r. respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: FL VHL GONSTΛNTINVS NOB G (Flavius Valerius Constantine, Noble Caesar). Reverse: PRINCIPI IV-VE-NTVTIS (To the Prince of Youth). In Exergue: PTR

Bibliography:  RIC VI 734

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

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