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ID number:  BIRBI-R2615
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constantius I; Rome
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  305
Metal:  Silver and base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.95
Weight (g):  9.20
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4603. Ex Sydenham Collection, A. H. Baldwin, 16th November 1963.
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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.;* in field, to r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP C CONSTHNTIVS P F HVG (Imperator Caesar Constantius Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: SHC MON VRB HVCC ET CHESS HN (The Sacred Money of the City of Our Two Emperors and Two Caesars). In Exergue: RP

Bibliography:  RIC VI 120A

Notes:  Silvered. According to RIC, the RP in the exergue on the reverse and * in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Rome.

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Constantius I
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Whitting, Philip David
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