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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2800
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine I; Rome
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Italy, Rome
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  312-313
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  4.32
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 3343. 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, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Genius, naked but cloaked, wearing modius, standing facing l., holding patera in r. and cornucopia in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP CONSTHNTINVS P F HIIC (Imperator Constantine Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: CENJO POPV-L-I ROMHNI (The Genius of the Roman People). In Exergue: AQ

Bibliography:  RIC VI 294A

Notes:  According to RIC, the [R]Q in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Rome.

3 Related People

Constantine I
Roman
272
337
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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


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