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ID number:  BIRBI-R3060
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:  326-328
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  3.07
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 4088. Ex P. D. Whitting Collection by exchange, 1966.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing laurel wreath, facing r. Reverse: Open camp gate, top layer decorated with arches and dots, with two turrets, no door; star above and • in field, to r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTAN-TINVS AVP (Constantine Augustus). Reverse: PROVIDEN-TIA AVCC (To the Foresight of the Emperors). In Exergue: SMTSE

Bibliography:  RIC VII 153

Notes:  According to RIC, the SMTSE in the exergue of the reverse and • in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Thessalonica.

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