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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2792
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine I; Galerius; Ticinum
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Lombardy, Pavia
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 307
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.70
Weight (g):  4.73
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1107. In Paris, 1929.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing laurel wreath, facing r. Reverse: Hercules, naked, standing facing l., fighting lion; club at feet, to r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTHNTINVS NOB CAES (Constantine, Noble Caesar). Reverse: HERCVLI CONSERVHT CAES (To Hercules, Protector of the Caesar). In Exergue: IΓ

Bibliography:  RIC VI 87

Notes:  According to RIC, the [ST] in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Ticinum.

4 Related People

Constantine I
Roman
272
337
Galerius
Roman

311
Ticinum



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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
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