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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2943
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine I; Treveri
Denomination:  Half-Follis
Place made:  Europe: Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Trier
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  332-333
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.55
Weight (g):  1.21
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 3217. Ex P. D. Whitting Collection (purchased at special price of 1/- each), 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Roma, wearing helmet, in imperial cloak, facing r. Reverse: Victory, draped and winged, standing l. on prow, holding spear in r. and leaning on shield with l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: VRBS ROME (The City of Rome). Reverse: None. In Exergue: TP…

Bibliography:  RIC VII 524 var.

Notes:  According to RIC, the T[RP] in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Treveri. As opposed to the RIC type, the bust on the obverse of this coin faces r. not l.

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