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ID number:  BIRBI-R2834
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey; Langwith Hoard
Maker:  Licinius I; Treveri
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Trier
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  320
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  3.87
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 851. From a find near Langwith, Yorkshire, Spink, 1924.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Licinius I, wearing helmet and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Trophy with captive sat either side on ground.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: LICINI-VS P AVG (Licinius Pius Augustus). Reverse: VIRTVS EXERCIT (To the Courage of the Army). In Exergue: STR

Bibliography:  RIC VII 259

Notes:  According to RIC, the STR in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Treveri.

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Langwith Hoard



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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Licinius I
Roman
c.263
325
Treveri
Roman


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