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ID number:  BIRBI-R2933
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine I; Treveri
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Trier
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  317
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  3.11
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1518. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing laurel wreath, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Sol, naked but cloaked and radiate, standing facing l., raising r. hand and holding globe in l.; T F in field, to l. and r. respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTHNTINVS P F HVC (Constantine Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: SOLΓ ΓNVI-CTO COMITI (To the Invincible Sol, Minister [of the Emperor]). In Exergue: BTR

Bibliography:  RIC VII 135A

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

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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Constantine I
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