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ID number:  BIRBI-R2612
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantius I; Maximian; Aquileia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Aquileia
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  304-305
Metal:  Silver and base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.95
Weight (g):  12.33
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 196. Presented by Earle Fox, 1921.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantius, wearing laurel wreath and beard, facing r. Reverse: Moneta, draped, standing facing l., holding scales in r. and cornucopia in l.; ᴗ and VI in field, to l. and r. respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTHNTIVS NOB CHES (Constantius, Noble Caesar). Reverse: SHCR MONET HVCC ET CHESS NOSTR (The Sacred Money of Our Two Emperors and Two Caesars). In Exergue: HQΓ

Bibliography:  RIC VI 40A

Notes:  Traces of silvering. According to RIC, the [A]QΓ in the exergue on the reverse and ᴗ VI in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officinae) indicating Aquileia.

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