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ID number:  BIRBI-R3138
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Helena; Constantine I; Treveri
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Trier
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  326
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  2.79
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 1612. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Helena, wearing diadem, mantled with necklace, facing r. Reverse: Securitas, draped and veiled, standing facing l., holding branch in r. and raising robe with l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: FL HELb̄NA Λ̅VGVSTH (Flavia Helena Augusta). Reverse: SLCVRITHS HEIPVBLLCE (Security of the Republic). In Exergue: STRᴗ̊

Bibliography:  RIC VII 481

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

4 Related People

Constantine I
Roman
272
337
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Helena
Roman
c.247
330
Treveri
Roman


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