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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3108
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine I; Antioch
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Antioch
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  335
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.85
Weight (g):  2.93
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 607. Bequeathed by Earle Fox, 1923.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing rosette diadem, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Two soldiers, in military attire and helmeted, standing facing each other with two standards in between, holding spears in outer hands and leaning on shields.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTANTI-NVS MAX AVC (Constantine, Greatest Augustus). Reverse: CLOR-IA EXERC-ITVS (To the Glory of the Army). In Exergue: SMANΔ

Bibliography:  RIC VII 86

Notes:  According to RIC, the SMANΔ in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Antioch.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Constantine I
Roman
272
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