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ID number:  BIRBI-R2783
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine I; Galerius; Lugdunum
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: France, Lyons
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 307
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.70
Weight (g):  7.15
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 2852. Rev. Sydenham Collection Sale, A. H. Baldwin, 1953.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing laurel wreath, draped and cuirassed, facing r., seen from rear. Reverse: Genius, naked but cloaked, covering l. shoulder and loins, wearing modius, standing facing l., holding patera in r. over altar, to l., and cornucopia in l.; N in field, to r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: FL VHL CONSTHNTINVS N C (Flavius Valerius Constantine, Noble Caesar). Reverse: CENIO POP ROM (The Genius of the Roman People). In Exergue: PLC

Bibliography:  RIC VI 233

Notes:  According to RIC, the PLC in the exergue of the reverse and N in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Lugdunum. For this coin type, RIC has the altar has an officina mark.

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