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ID number:  BIRBI-R3140
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Helena; Constans I; Treveri
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Trier
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  337-340
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.50
Weight (g):  1.58
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3326. 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: Pax, draped, standing facing l., holding branch in r. and sceptre in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ᴦL IVL HE-LENHE HVC (Flavia Julia Helena Augusta). Reverse: PHX PuBΓICΛ (Public Peace). In Exergue: TRP

Bibliography:  RIC VII 78

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

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