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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2608
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantius I; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: France, Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  305-307
Metal:  Silver and base metal
Diameter (cm):  3.10
Weight (g):  9.30
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 353. Presented by Earle Fox, 1921.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantius, wearing laurel wreath and beard, cuirassed, facing l. Reverse: Genius, naked but cloaked, and wearing modius, standing facing l., holding patera in r. over altar at feet, to l., and cornucopia in l.; * in field, to r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP CONSTANTIVS AVG (Imperator Constantius Augustus). Reverse: CENIO POP-VLI ROMHNI (The Genius of the Roman People). In Exergue: PLC

Bibliography:  RIC VI 187A

Notes:  Silvered. According to RIC, the PLC in the exergue on the reverse and * in the field on the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Lugdunum.

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Lugdunum
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Constantius I
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