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ID number:  BIRBI-R3139
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:  327-328
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.05
Weight (g):  2.54
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3325. Ex P. D. Whitting Collection (purchased at special price of 1/- each), 1957.
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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 HHLENA HVGVSTA (Flavia Helena Augusta). Reverse: SECVRITHS FEIPVBLICE (To the Security of the Republic). In Exergue: STRE

Bibliography:  RIC VII 515

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

4 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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Constantine I
Roman
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Helena
Roman
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