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ID number:  BIRBI-R2951
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):  1.85
Weight (g):  2.98
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 201. W. H. Valentine, 1917.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantinopolis, wearing laureated helmet, in imperial cloak, holding reversed spear over l. shoulder, facing l. Reverse: Victory, winged and draped, standing facing l. on prow, holding spear in r. and leaning on shield with l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTAN-TINOPOLIS (Constantinopolis). Reverse: None. In Exergue: TR•S

Bibliography:  RIC VII 543

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

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