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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2893
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine I; Londinium
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Europe: United Kingdom, London
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  319
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  3.50
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2856. Rev. Sydenham Collection Sale, A. H. Baldwin, 1953.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing high-crested helmet, cuirassed, holding spear in r., facing l. Reverse: Two Victories, winged and draped, standing facing each other, holding shield between them, inscribed VOT PR, on column.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: IMP CONSTΛNTI-NVS IIVC (Imperator Constantine Augustus). Reverse: VICTOHIΛE LΛETΛE PRINC PFRP (Joyous Victory to the Perpetual Prince). In Exergue: PLN

Bibliography:  RIC VII 156

Notes:  According to RIC, the PLN in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Londinium.

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