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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2947
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:  332-333
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.75
Weight (g):  2.66
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3303. Ex P. D. Whitting Collection (purchased at special price of 1/- each), 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing rosette diadem, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Two soldiers, helmeted and in military attire, standing facing each other with two standards between them, each holding spear and leaning on shield.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTHNTI-NVS MHX HVC (Constantine, Greatest Augustus). Reverse: GLOR-IH EXERC-TIVS (To the Glory of the Army). In Exergue: TR•S

Bibliography:  RIC VII 537

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

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Constantine I
Roman
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
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