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ID number:  BIRBI-R3148
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Theodora; Constantine II; Treveri
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Trier
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  337-340
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.75
Weight (g):  1.85
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 233. A. H. Baldwin, 1921.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Theodora, wearing laurel wreath, mantled, facing r. Reverse: Pietas, draped, standing frontally with head facing r., carrying an infant at breast; [cross] in field, to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: FL MHX THIO-UOΓIHE ЧVC (Flavia Maximiana Theodora Augusta). Reverse: PIbTHS RᴖMHNH (Roman Piety). In Exergue: TRS

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 43 var.

Notes:  According to RIC, the TRS in the exergue of the reverse and [cross] in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Treveri. As opposed to the RIC type, this coin shows no necklace on the obverse.

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