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ID number:  BIRBI-R2823
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine I; Galerius; Antioch
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Eurasia: Antioch
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  309
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.40
Weight (g):  6.15
Axis (degrees):  315.00
Provenance:  Haines 4086. Ex P. D. Whitting Collection by Exchange, 1966.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing laurel wreath, facing r. Reverse: Genius, naked but cloaked, wearing modius, standing facing l., pouring from patera in r. and holding cornucopia in l.; E O in field, to r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: FL VAL CONSTHNTINVS PIL AVG (Flavius Valerius Constantine, Son of the Emperor). Reverse: CEVIO F-IL HVGC• (The Genius of the Son of the Emperors). In Exergue: HNT

Bibliography:  RIC VI 111

Notes:  According to RIC, the [A]NT in the exergue of the reverse and E O in the field of the reverse are mintmarks (officinae) indicating Antioch.

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