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ID number:  BIRBI-R2956
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey; Langwith Hoard
Maker:  Constantine I; Treveri
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Trier
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  330-331
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.55
Weight (g):  1.48
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 853. From a find near Langwith, Yorkshire, Spink, 1924.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing pearl-diadem, draped and cuirassed, facing l. 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: CONSVHNTI-NVS MAX HVC (Constantine, Greatest Augustus). Reverse: CLOR-IA EXERC-ITVS (To the Glory of the Army). In Exergue: TRP

Bibliography:  RIC VII 519

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

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Constantine I
Roman
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Langwith Hoard



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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Treveri
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