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ID number:  BIRBI-R3270
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine II; Constantine I; Treveri
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Trier
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  332-333
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.75
Weight (g):  2.42
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1377. Ex Sir Charles Oman Collection, 1949.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine II, wearing laurel wreath, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Two soldiers, in military attire and helmeted, standing facing each other with two standards between them, holding spear in outer hands and leaning on shield with inner hands.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTHNTINVS IVN NOR C (Constantine the Younger, Most Noble Caesar). Reverse: GLOR-IH EXERC-ITVS (To the Glory of the Army). In Exergue: TR•S

Bibliography:  RIC VII 539

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

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