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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0089
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Gratian; Treveri
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Trier
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  375-378
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  1.78
Weight (g):  1.98
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1279.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Gratian, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: Victory with laurel wreath in r. hand and palm in l. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: D N GRATIΛ NVS P F AIO (our lord Gratian pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: CLOH… RO MΔNORVM (glory of the Romans). Mint mark: TRP (mint of Treveri).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 47b

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Whitting, Philip David
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