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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3033
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine I; Ticinum
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Lombardy, Pavia
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  322-325
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  3.24
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3250. Ex P. D. Whitting Collection (purchased at special price of 1/- each), 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing laurel wreath, facing r. Reverse: Part of inscription in two lines encircled within wreath; ᴗ in wreath, to bottom.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTHN-TINVS AVC (Constantine Augustus). Reverse: D N CONSTHNTINI MHX HVC VOT • X X (Our Lord Constantine, Greatest Augustus; Prayers for Twenty Years). In Exergue: TT

Bibliography:  RIC VII 167

Notes:  According to RIC, the TT in the exergue of the reverse and ᴗ within the laurel wreath on the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Ticinum.

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