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ID number:  BIRBI-R2795
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine I; Ticinum
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Lombardy, Pavia
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 307-308
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.50
Weight (g):  5.70
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 3239. Ex P. D. Whitting Collection (purchased at special price of 1/- each), 1957.
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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: COΠSTHNTINVS P F HVC (Constantine Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: VIRTVS PER-PETVΔ AVC (The Perpetual Courage of the Emperor). In Exergue: TT

Bibliography:  RIC VI 99

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

3 Related People

Constantine I
Roman
272
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Ticinum



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