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ID number:  BIRBI-R3063
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):  1.95
Weight (g):  2.63
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines 3261. Ex P. D. Whitting Collection (purchased at special price of 1/- each), 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantinopolis, wearing laureate helmet, in imperial cloak, holding reversed spear over l. shoulder, facing l. Reverse: Victory, draped and winged, standing facing l. on prow, holding spear in r. and leaning on shield with l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTHN-TINOPOLIS (Constantinopolis). Reverse: None. In Exergue: SMTSΔ

Bibliography:  RIC VII 188

Notes:  According to RIC, the SMTSΔ in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Thessalonica.

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