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ID number:  BIRBI-R2809
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):  1.65
Weight (g):  2.00
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3233. 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: Pax, draped, standing facing l., holding branch in r. and standard in l.; XII in field, to l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: FL VAL CONSTHNTINVS HVC (Flavius Valerius Constantine Augustus). Reverse: PHCI P-ERPET (Perpetual Peace). In Exergue: AP

Bibliography:  RIC VI 356

Notes:  According to RIC, the RP in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Rome.

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