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ID number:  BIRBI-R2815
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine I; Siscia
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: Croatia, Sisak
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  313
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  3.41
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 3399. A. H. Baldwin, 1958.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing laurel wreath and beard, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Jupiter, naked but cloaked, standing facing l., holding Victory on globe in r. and sceptre in l.; eagle at feet, to l. and Δ in field, to r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP CO□STΔNTINVS P F AVG (Imperator Constantine Pius Felix Augustus). Reverse: •SBI GORS-bRVHTORI HVGG NN (Jupiter, Defender of Our Emperors). In Exergue: SIS

Bibliography:  RIC VI 233C

Notes:  According to RIC, the SIS in the exergue of the reverse and ∆ in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officina) indicating Siscia.

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