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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3229
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Dalmatius; Constantine I; Alexandria
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Africa: Egypt, Lower Egypt, Alexandria
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  335-337
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.65
Weight (g):  1.87
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3305. Ex P. D. Whitting Collection (purchased at special price of 1/- each), 1957.
BIRBI-R3229.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Delmatius, wearing laurel wreath, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Two soldiers, in military attire and helmeted, standing facing each other with standard between them, holding spear in outer hands and leaning on shield with inner hands.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CL DELMATIVS NOB C (Flavius Delmatius, Most Noble Caesar). Reverse: CLOR-IΔ EXERC-ITVS (To the Glory of the Army). In Exergue: ᶴMᴧʟı

Bibliography:  RIC VII 69

Notes:  According to RIC, the [S]M[ALA] in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Alexandria.

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