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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3056
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:  320
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  2.17
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 2347. Ex P. D. Whitting Collection, 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing laurel wreath, facing r. Reverse: Part of inscription in two lines encircled by beginning of inscription; dot in between first and last letter.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP CONCT□H-INVS P P ...C (Imperator Constantine Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: • C…NSTANTINI AVC VOT • X X (Constantine Augustus; Prayers for Twenty Years of Rule).

Bibliography:  RIC VII 84

Notes:  Corroded since originally recorded.

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