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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3242
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey; Appleford Hoard
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):  1.90
Weight (g):  2.91
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3784. Ex Appleford Hoard, A. H. Baldwin, 1961.
BIRBI-R3242.jpg

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

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTΠNT-INVS IVN N C (Constantine the Younger, Most Noble Caesar). Reverse: B□ΛT Tııu-***-NQLITΛS (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.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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Londinium



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