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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2759
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 310-312
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  4.47
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 634. Presented by Earle Fox Bequest, 1923.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing laurel wreath, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Sol, naked but radiate and cloaked, hilding up globe in r. and whip in l.; * in field, to r. respectively.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTΠNTINVS P F HVC (Constantine Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: GOMITI UVGG NN (To the Companion of Our Two Emperors). In Exergue: PLN

Bibliography:  RIC VI 153

Notes:  According to RIC, the PLN in the exergue of the reverse and * in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Londinium.

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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