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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3332
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constantius II; Treveri
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Europe: Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Trier
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  347-348
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  2.29
Weight (g):  4.52
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1360. A. H. Baldwin, 10th of April 1964.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constantius, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: inscription within laurel wreath held by two Victories facing inward.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTANTI VS AVGVSTVS (Constantius Augustus). Reverse: VOT XX MVLT XXX (prayers for 20 years of rule, more for his 30th anniversary). Peripheral: VICTORIAE DD NN AVCG (victories of our lords Augusti). Mint mark: TR (mint of Treveri).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 132

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