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ID number:  BIRBI-R2797
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine I; Galerius; Aquileia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Aquileia
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  AD 307
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.65
Weight (g):  6.53
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 3173. 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 and moustache, facing r. Reverse: Roma, draped and helmeted, seated frontally with head facing l. in hexastyle temple, holding globe in r. and sceptre in l., with shield by l. side; knobs as acroteria, laurel wreath within pediment.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTHNTINVS NOB CHES (Constantine, Noble Caesar). Reverse: CONSERV VDB SVHE (Defender of his City). In Exergue: HQΓ

Bibliography:  RIC VI 117

Notes:  According to RIC, the [A]Q[T] in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Aquileia.

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