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ID number:  BIRBI-R2611
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantius I; Constantine I; Ticinum
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Lombardy, Pavia
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  307-308
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.55
Weight (g):  5.98
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 996. Presented by Mr Percy H. Webb, 1967.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantius, veiled and bearded, facing r. Reverse: Eagle with wings spread atop domed shrine, with arched double doors closed.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: DIVↃ CONSTHNTIO HVC (Divine Constantius Augustus). Reverse: MEMORIA DIV-I CONSTb̄Hɪɪ (To the Memory of the Divine Constantius). In Exergue: PT

Bibliography:  RIC VI 97

Notes:  Chip in back of head. According to RIC, the PT in the exergue on the reverse are mintmarks indicating Ticinum.

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