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ID number:  BIRBI-R2833
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Licinius I; Licinius II; Treveri
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Trier
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  320
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  3.57
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1379. W. S. Lincoln, 1935.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Licinius II, wearing radiate crown, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Standard inscribed VOT XX in two lines, with captive sat either side on ground; * in field, to top l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: LICINIVS IVN NOB C (Licinius the Younger, Noble Caesar). Reverse: VIRTVS EXERCIT (To the Courage of the Army). In Exergue: STR

Bibliography:  RIC VII 256

Notes:  According to RIC, the STR in the exergue of the reverse and * in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Treveri.

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