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ID number:  BIRBI-R2835
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Licinius I; Treveri
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Trier
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  320-321
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  3.68
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 329. W. S. Lincoln, 1921.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Licinius I, wearing laurel wreath and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Trophy with captive sat either side on ground; T F in field, to l. and r. respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP LICI-NIVS HVC (Imperator Licinius Augustus). Reverse: VIRTVS EXERCIT (To the Courage of the Army). In Exergue: STR

Bibliography:  RIC VII 283

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

3 Related People

Licinius I
Roman
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Treveri
Roman


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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