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ID number:  BIRBI-R2750
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine I; Galerius; Londinium
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: United Kingdom, London
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 307
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.65
Weight (g):  9.48
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 3167. Ex P. D. Whitting Collection (purchased at special price of 1/- each), 1957.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing laurel wreath, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Genius, naked but cloaked, covering l. shoulder and loins, head towered, standing facing l., holding patera in r. and cornucopia in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CL VUL CONSTΠNTINVS NOB C (Flavius Valerius Constantine, Noble Caesar). Reverse: CENIO POP ROM (The Genius of the Roman People). In Exergue: PLN

Bibliography:  RIC VI 88B

Notes:  According to RIC, the PLN in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Londinium.

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