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ID number:  BIRBI-R2894
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):  1.70
Weight (g):  2.08
Axis (degrees):  135.00
Provenance:  Haines .
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing helmet, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Two Victories, winged and draped, standing facing each other, holding shield between them, inscribed VOT PR, on column.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ...IⱵ CCNSIΛNIINVS IIΛX ΛI... (Imperator Constantine, Greatest Augustus). Reverse: VIᴗTORIΠI M… ...VH (Joyous Victory to the Perpetual Prince). In Exergue: PTN

Bibliography:  RIC VII 154

Notes:  According to RIC, the P[LN] in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Londinium.

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