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ID number:  BIRBI-LR0439
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Magnus Maximus; Treveri
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Trier
Culture:  Late Roman
Date made:  383-388
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.40
Weight (g):  0.98
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3499. Prof. Luigi de Nicola, Rome, 1959.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Maximus, facing r. draped, cuirassed, diademed. Reverse: camp gate with two towers surmounted by star.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: …HVS V I AV… (our lord Magnus Maximus pious fortunate Augustus). Reverse: SPIS… MA HDPVM (hope of the Romans). Mint mark: …TS (mint of Treveri).

Bibliography:  RIC IX 87a var.

Notes:  Inscription in reverse reads SPES RO MA NORVM instead of SPES RO MANORVM.

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