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ID number:  BIRBI-R3071
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine I; Constantinople
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  327
Metal:  Base Metal
Diameter (cm):  2.00
Weight (g):  3.09
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 3264. Ex P. D. Whitting Collection, 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constantine r., head laureate. Reverse: Soldier standing, facing r. spear in r. hand and shield in l. hand set on ground.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTANTI NVS MAX AVG (Constantine the greatest Emperor). Reverse: CLORIA EXERCITVS (Glory of the army). Control Mark: Γ (3). Mint Mark: CONS.

Bibliography:  RIC VII 22

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Constantine I
Roman
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Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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