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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2895
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:  319-320
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  3.35
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 1723. W. S. Lincoln, 1933.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing laureated helmet, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Two Victories, winged and draped, standing facing each other, holding shield between them, inscribed VOT PR, above an altar.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTΛ-NTINVS ΛVC (Constantine Augustus). Reverse: VICTORIΛE LΛETΛE PRINC PERF (Joyous Victory to the Perpetual Prince). In Exergue: PLF

Bibliography:  RIC VII 161 var.

Notes:  According to RIC, the PL[N] in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Londinium. As opposed to the RIC type, the obverse helmet includes a laurel wreath.

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