Online Collections at UoB - Objects
Go to the Advanced Search
Viewing Record 1 of 1 


Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3061
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:  330-333
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  2.29
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 3263. Ex P. D. Whitting Collection (purchased at special price of 1/- each), 1957.
BIRBI-R3061.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing rosette diadem, draped and cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Two soldiers, in military attire and helmeted, standing facing each other with two standards between them, holding reversed spear in outer hand and leaning on shield with inner hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CON□TANTI-NVS MAX AVC (Constantine, Greatest Augustus). Reverse: CLDRI-A bXER-CITVS (To the Glory of the Army). In Exergue: SMTSH

Bibliography:  RIC VII 183

Notes:  According to RIC, the SMTS[A] in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Thessalonica.

3 Related People

Thessalonica



Constantine I
Roman
272
337
Haines_Geoffrey-T.jpg
Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Viewing Record 1 of 1