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ID number:  BIRBI-R3412
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey; Appleford Hoard
Maker:  Constans I; Treveri
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Trier
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  347-348
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.5
Weight (g):  1.54
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 3797. A. H. Baldwin, 1961, ex Appleford Hoard.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constans, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: two Victories facing inwards, each with laurel wreath in their r. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTHN S P F HVG (Constans pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VICTOAIAE DD AVGGQ NN (Victories of our two lords Augusti). Mint mark: TAP (mint of Treveri).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 199

Notes:  It is not clear if pellet at center of reverse is part of design or manufacture process

4 Related People

Appleford Hoard



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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Constans I
Roman

350
Treveri
Roman


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