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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2957
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:  333-334
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  2.79
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 3216. 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 l. Reverse: She-wolf, standing facing l., suckling twins; two stars, above, with laurel wreath in between.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: VRbS HRMA (The City of Rome). Reverse: None. In Exergue: TRS

Bibliography:  RIC VII 553

Notes:  According to RIC, the TRS in the exergue of the reverse and [laurel wreath] in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Treveri.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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