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ID number:  BIRBI-R2616
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantius I; Maximian; Carthage
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Carthage
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  297-298
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.85
Weight (g):  9.90
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3841. Seaby, 1962.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantius, wearing laurel wreath and beard, facing r. Reverse: Africa, in long drapery and elephant-skin headdress, standing frontally with head facing l., holding standard in r. and tusk in l., lion with captured bull at feet, to l., and H in field, to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTHNTIVS NOB CHFS (Constantius, Noble Caesar). Reverse: FELIX HD-V-ENT HVGG NN (The Fortunate Arrival of Our Two Emperors). In Exergue: PKT

Bibliography:  RIC VI 24A

Notes:  According to RIC, the PKT in the exergue on the reverse and H in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Carthage.

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