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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2920
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey; Gibraltar Hoard
Maker:  Constantine I; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: France, Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  323-324
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  3.23
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2819. Presented by Mr F. S. Snow, 1952 - ex Gibraltar Hoard.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing laurel wreath, facing r. Reverse: Victory, winged and draped, walking facing r., holding trophy in r. and branch in l., seated captive at feet, to r.; C in field, to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTAN-TINVS ΛVC (Constantine Augustus). Reverse: SΠRMΠTIH DEVICTH (Samartia Vanquished). In Exergue: PLGᴗ

Bibliography:  RIC VII 219

Notes:  According to RIC, the PLGᴗ in the exergue of the reverse and C in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Lugdunum.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Gibraltar Hoard



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