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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2934
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:  318-319
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  3.08
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 613. Earle Fox Bequest, 1923.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing high-crested helm, cuirassed, spear crossed over shoulder, facing r. Reverse: Two Victories, draped and winged, standing facing one another, holding together shield inscribed VOT PR on altar.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMF CONSTANTI-NVS AVC (Imperator Constantine Augustus). Reverse: VICTORIAE LAETΠE PRINC PERP (Joyous Victory to the Perpetual Prince). In Exergue: PTR

Bibliography:  RIC VII 208A

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

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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