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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2751
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine I; Londinium
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: United Kingdom, London
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 307-310
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.50
Weight (g):  6.92
Axis (degrees):  225.00
Provenance:  Haines 3021. Spink, 1955.
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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, wearing modius, standing facing l., holding patera in r. and cornucopia in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP COUSTΛNTINVS P F ΛVC (Imperator Constantine Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: CENIO POY UOM (The Genius of the Roman People). In Exergue: PLN

Bibliography:  RIC VI 103

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

3 Related People

Constantine I
Roman
272
337
Londinium



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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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