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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R2897
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:  320-321
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  3.37
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 361. Presented by Earle Fox Bequest, 1921.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing helmet, cuirassed, facing r. Reverse: Standard, inscribed VOT XX in two lines, standing on ground, captive seated on either side.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTΛN-TINVS ΛC (Constantine Augustus). Reverse: VIHTVS EXEHCIτ (To the Courage of the Army). In Exergue: TLN

Bibliography:  RIC VII 193

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

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
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