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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3054
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine I; Thessalonica
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Greece, Thessaloniki
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  318-319
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.80
Weight (g):  2.90
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 2288. A. H. Baldwin, 1943.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing laurel wreath, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Inscription within laurel wreath, including mintmark.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTAV-TINVS UVC (Constantine Augustus). Reverse: VOT XX MVLT XXX •TS•Δ• (Prayers for Twenty Years of Rule, More for his [Hoped for] Thirtieth Anniversary; mintmark).

Bibliography:  RIC VII 31

Notes:  According to RIC, the •TS•Δ• in the reverse are mintmarks indicating Thessalonica.

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