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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2936
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:  320
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.85
Weight (g):  3.26
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 1511. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing helm, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Standard inscribed with VOT XX, with a captive seated on the ground on either side.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTA-NTINVS AVG (Constantine Augustus). Reverse: VIRTVS cʌcᴗᴗIT (The Courage of the Army). In Exergue: PTR

Bibliography:  RIC VII 266

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

3 Related People

Constantine I
Roman
272
337
Treveri
Roman


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
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