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ID number:  BIRBI-R3402
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constans I; Treveri
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Trier
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  340
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.75
Weight (g):  1.69
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3331. Ex P. D. Whitting Collection, 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: two soldiers, cuirassed, each with spear in their outer hand and a shield in their inner hand, between them one standard.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTAN… P F HVO (Constans pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: CLOΠI A EXER CITVS (glory of the army). Mint mark: TΛS [upturnt crescent] (mint of Treveri).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 111

3 Related People

Treveri
Roman


Constans I
Roman

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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