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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3240
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine II; Constantine I; Londinium
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: United Kingdom, London
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  322-323
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  3.41
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 2693. Ex P. D. Whitting Collection by exchange, 1965.
BIRBI-R3240.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine II, wearing radiate crown, draped and cuirassed, facing l. Reverse: Globe on altar, inscribed VOT-I•S X-X in three lines; three stars above and Γ B in field, to l. and r. respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTΛNTI-NVS IVN N C (Constantine the Younger, Most Noble Caesar). Reverse: BHΔT TRΛ-***-NQLITΔS (Blessed Peace). In Exergue: PLON

Bibliography:  RIC VII 255

Notes:  According to RIC, the PLON in the exergue of the reverse and [F] B in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officinae) indicating Londinium.

4 Related People

Constantine I
Roman
272
337
Constantine II
Roman
317
340
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Londinium



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