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ID number:  BIRBI-R3460
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Magnentius; Treveri
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Trier
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  350-353
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.41
Weight (g):  5.06
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 1338. W. S. Lincoln, 1931.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Magnentius, facing r. draped, cuirassed. Reverse: inscription surrounded by laurel wreath held by two Victories.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N MAGMRN TIVS P F HVC (our lord Magnentius pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: VOT / U / MVLT / X (prayers for 5 years of rule, more for the 10th anniversary). Peripheral: …ICTORIAE DD NN HVC ET CHES (Victories of our lords Augustus and Caesar). Mint mark: TRP (mint of Treveri).

Bibliography:  RIC VIII 312

3 Related People

Magnentius
Roman
303
353
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Treveri
Roman


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