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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2760
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):  2.20
Weight (g):  4.04
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 635. Presented by Earle Fox Bequest, 1923.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing laureate helmet, cuirassed, holding spear in r. over r. shoulder and shield in l., facing l. Reverse: Sol, naked but radiate and cloaked, standing facing l., holding up globe in r. and whip in l.; * in field, to r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTHNTINVS P AVC (Constantine Pius Augustus). Reverse: COMITI HVCC NV (To the Companion of Our Two Emperors). In Exergue: PLN

Bibliography:  RIC VI 177

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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