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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2948
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):  1.80
Weight (g):  2.38
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 4049. Miss M. F. Gnade Per A. H. Baldwin & Sons, ltd, 1965.
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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: CONSTANTI-NVS MHX HVC (Constantine, Greatest Augustus). Reverse: CLOR-IA EXERC-ITVS (To the Glory of the Army). In Exergue: TE•S

Bibliography:  RIC VII 537

Notes:  According to RIC, the T[R]•S in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Treveri.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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