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ID number:  BIRBI-R3450
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Magnentius; Treveri
Denomination:  Siliqua
Place made:  Europe: Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Trier
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  350-353
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.07
Weight (g):  2.84
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1765. A. H. Baldwin, 1933.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Magnentius, facing r. draped, cuirassed. Reverse: Soldier, cuirassed, helmeted, with spear in r. hand and shield in l. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IM CAE MAGN ENTIVS AVN (Imperator Caesar Magnentius Augustus). Reverse: VIRTVS EXERCITI (virtue of the army). Mint mark: TR (mint of Treveri).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 256

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Treveri
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Magnentius
Roman
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