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ID number:  BIRBI-R3025
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constantine I; Ticinum
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Lombardy: Pavia
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  315
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  4.49
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0030. 'From Sim E. Scott's sale', December 1948.
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Description:  Obverse: Bust of Constantine r., head laureate. Reverse: Emperor sitting on chair facing l. and wearing toga, globe in r. hand and sceptre in l. hand.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTANTI NVS PF AVG (Constantine pius and fortunate Emperor). Reverse: PM TRIB P COS IIII P P PROCOS (Pontifex Maximus, Tribune of the people, Consul fourth time, father of his country, proconsul). Mint mark: SMT.

Bibliography:  RIC VII 30

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Constantine I
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