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ID number:  BIRBI-R2804
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):  2.40
Weight (g):  4.43
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1522. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing laurel wreath, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Sol, naked but cloaked and radiate, standing facing l., raising r. hand and holding globe in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP CONSTHNTINVS P F HΠC (Imperator Constantine Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: SOLI INII-I-CTO COMITI (To the Invincible Sol, Minister [to the Emperor]). In Exergue: DT

Bibliography:  RIC VI 336A

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

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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Constantine I
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