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ID number:  BIRBI-R2937
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:  320-321
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.10
Weight (g):  3.11
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 3215. Ex P. D. Whitting Collection (purchased at special price of 1/- each), 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing helm, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Trophy, with a captive seated on the ground on either side.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTΛN-TINVS HVG (Constantine Augustus). Reverse: VIRTVS EXERCIT (The Courage of the Army). In Exergue: •PTR

Bibliography:  RIC VII 279

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

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