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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2919
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine I; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: France, Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  322-323
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  3.14
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 4052. Ex P. D. Whitting Collection in Exchange, 1965.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing laurel wreath, facing r. Reverse: Globe on altar, inscribed VO TIS XX in three lines, with three stars above; C R in field, to l. and r. respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTHN-TINVS HVC (Constantine Augustus). Reverse: BEATH TRHN-***-QVILLITHS (Blessed Peace). In Exergue: ΓLC

Bibliography:  RIC VII 153

Notes:  According to RIC, the [P]L[G] in the exergue of the reverse and C R in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officinae) indicating Lugdunum.

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Lugdunum
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Constantine I
Roman
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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